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26 Nov 2014 description

CAPE VERDE
1,000 PEOPLE EVACUATED AFTER VOLCANO ERUPTION
On Fogo Island, the Pico do Fogo volcano erupted on 23 November prompting the evacuation of approximately 1,000 people from the Cha das Caldeiras village. An emergency situation has been declared for the island of Fogo and neighboring island of Brava. The government has provided social housing to be used as shelters. The volcano last erupted in 1995 and a larger eruption occurred in 1951.

26 Nov 2014 description

Document Summary

UNDP works with a range of civil society organizations (CSOs) at regional and local levels in Africa to help lift people out of poverty, build resilient communities and promote human rights and thereby advance the millennium Development Goals. To achieve this, UNDP facilitates dialogue between governments and civil society to ensure civic participation in policy planning and reform and enhances partnerships with CSOs for development results.

26 Nov 2014 description
report Voice of America

Katarina Hoije
November 25, 2014 1:28 PM

BAMAKO—Human rights organizations have filed a complaint on behalf of 80 survivors of rape and sexual violence during the occupation of northern Mali.

More than 2,000 women and girls were subject to rape or forced marriages in 2012-2013 when Islamist extremists and separatist rebels took control of Gao and Timbuktu. This is the first independent attempt to bring justice for the victims.

26 Nov 2014 description

Situation alimentaire en amélioration avec les récoltes en cours

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  • Dans la zone agropastorale du nord, des récoltes inférieures à la moyenne dûes à la mauvaise distribution des pluies et des attaques d’oiseaux granivores conduiront à un épuisement précoce des stocks dès février. L’alimentation des ménages pauvres sera assurée à partir du marché au moment où les termes de l’échange seront à leur défaveur. Ainsi, la dégradation de leur alimentation les conduira à une insécurité alimentaire aigue Stress (Phase 2 de l’IPC).

26 Nov 2014 description

La securité alimentaire s’est ameliorée dans toutes les régions du Tchad grâce aux récoltes

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  • La production céréalière est estimée à 2.669.653 tonnes, soit une augmentation de 9 pourcent par rapport à la moyenne quinquennale. Malgré cette hausse globale, elle est en baisse par rapport à la moyenne des cinq dernières années dans les régions de Wadi Fira, de la Tandjilé et par rapport à la moyenne des quatre dernières années au Kanem, au Mayo Kebbi Ouest, Moyen Chari et à Hadjer Lamis.

25 Nov 2014 description

La campagne agricole 2014-2015 a été caractérisée par une installation tardive. Malgré une meilleure répartition spatio-temporelle de la pluviométrie en août et Septembre, des déficits prononcés ont persisté dans la partie Ouest du Sahel (Cap vert, Mauritanie, Sénégal, Gambie et Guinée Bissau) et par endroits au Mali, au Niger et au Tchad. Dans ces zones, de nombreux cas de ressemis ont été signalés, et des cas d’abandons de parcelles notamment en Gambie et Guinée Bissau.

25 Nov 2014 description

Pakistan: Drought conditions in Sindh have affected nearly 1.7 million people; nearly 500 have died in Tharparkar, including 296 children. In FATA, the number of people displaced by the military’s operation Khyber One in the Tirah Valley has grown to 440,000 people, adding to 993,000 displaced by operations in North Waziristan.

Liberia: Two million children are thought to be affected by the consequences of the Ebola epidemic. High levels of unemployment are affecting income: 70% of households in a recent survey said they do not have enough money to afford food.

25 Nov 2014 description

The breakdown of the ceasefire agreement between separatist groups and the Malian government has led to increased incidents of armed groups competing for power and territorial control. Clashes between these groups have caused delays and suspension of some humanitarian activities.

25 Nov 2014 description
report Qatar Charity

Qatar Charity has carried out a number of new recovery projects in Mali as part of its larger program aimed at disaster preparedness, recovery and development.

As part of its ongoing efforts to provide potable water for the largest number of people, Qatar Charity dug an artesian well the village of Muribabogo, in the province of Koulikoro; a region experiencing a severe shortage of drinking water. The well will benefit thousands of citizens in the village and its neighboring areas.