A violent eight-year conflict originating in Nigeria has intensified in the last four years and spread across borders into Niger, Chad and Cameroon, resulting in Africa’s biggest humanitarian and protection crisis.
Shiah and Nakhleh Farms, Dara’a sub district, Dara’a Governorate
4 interviews with key informants, 2 representing the local councils and 2 representing IDP representatives.
24 household assessments, selected via snowballing methodology following key informant interviews in both camps.
Key Findings (bullet points)
Nairobi, 14 February 2017. Without funding to support millions of people in the Horn of Africa, the world will witness another severe food crisis and potentially a famine in parts of Somalia, warns CARE International. “We are observing the same warning signs that preceded the famine in Somalia six years ago”, says Raheel Nazir Chaudhary, CARE’s Country Director in Somalia. Consecutive droughts over the last two years, exacerbated by one of the strongest El Niño events ever recorded, have completely depleted people’s food supplies and killed their livestock.
This report, based on extensive research and consultations by CARE International, argues that efforts to protect and assist people caught up in natural disasters and conflict will be more effective if women can contribute.
Over the past two years, CARE interviewed over 300 women involved in humanitarian action either at a global level or in emergency responses in Jordan (to the Syria crisis) and the Philippines (to Typhoon Haiyan). Three interlinked, and widely shared, issues emerged:
APRÈS DEUX ANNÉES CONSÉCUTIVES DE SÉCHERESSE
LES ZONES LES PLUS PRODUCTIVES EN HAÏTI ONT ÉTÉ FRAPPÉES PAR UN OURAGAN DE NIVEAU LE 3-4 OCTOBRE 2016
61% DES MÉNAGES ONT ÉTÉ DIRECTEMENT TOUCHÉS
MATTHEW A CAUSÉ UNE RÉDUCTION SIGNIFICATIVE DES SOURCES DE REVENU
UNE GRANDE PARTIE DE LA POPULATION NE POURRAIT PAS SOUTENIR SON BIEN-ÊTRE D’ICI À JUIN 2017
PLUS DE 50% DES MENAGES ONT UNE CONSOMMATION ALIMENTAIRE INACCEPTABLE
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The Syria Resilience Project (SRP)
CARE Philippines, in partnership with local partners and with financial support from Global Affairs Canada (GAC), is implementing the Typhoon Haiyan Reconstruction Assistance Project as part of CARE’s continuing efforts to assist in the recovery of populations and communities severely affected by Typhoon Haiyan.
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