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12 Feb 2016 description

La crise sécuritaire de 2012 au Mali a provoqué le déplacement de centaines de milliers de personnes à l’intérieur et à l’extérieur du pays. L’année 2015 a été marquée par un certain retour au calme dans le nord du pays, notamment grâce à la signature de l’accord de paix en juin 2015 entre les différentes parties prenantes du conflit, permettant ainsi aux familles déplacées de revenir dans leur région d’origine.

L’amélioration des services sociaux de base

12 Feb 2016 description

Depuis le début de l'année, 2.425 personnes ( soit une moyenne de 78 personnes / jour ) ont été enregistrés au camp de Minawao.

Au 31 janvier 2016, la population totale de réfugiés s'élève à 54.806 personnes. 60% de la population totale du camp à moins de 18 ans et les femmes représentent 53%.

Avec une augmentation continuelle de la population du camp de Minawao, la capacité d'accueil du camp a atteint ses limites et crée de nouveaux besoins.

12 Feb 2016 description

Highlights

  • The eighth round of the Displacement Tracking Matrix was conducted in January across 13 states, with results to be released at the end of February.

  • Biometric registration continued in Maiduguri, with 35,842 people registered by the end of January.

12 Feb 2016 description

Highlights

  • At least 8 people were killed and 50 injured in two suicide attacks which occured in Guité and Mitériné on the shores of lake Chad, in Hadjer-Lamis region.

  • Some 56,000 IDPs have been newly identified on 22 which recently became accessible in the north of Lac region of Chad (Liwa and Daboua subprefectures), according to the findings of a multisector assessment which took place on 14-18 January.

12 Feb 2016 description

Faits saillants

  • Au moins huit personnes ont été tuées et 50 blessées lors de deux attaques suicides survenues le 31 janvier à Guité et Mitériné sur les rives du lac, dans la région du Hadjer-Lamis.

  • Quelques 56 000 déplacés internes nouvellement identifiés sur 22 sites récemment accessibles au nord de la région du lac (sous-préfectures de Liwa et Daboua), selon les résultats d’une mission d’évaluation multisectorielle qui s’est rendue sur place du 14 au 18 janvier.

12 Feb 2016 description

Humanitarian situation

In 2016, about 2.5 million people in the country will be in need; i.e, 13.5% of the total population. In the north the return of internally displaced people back to their areas of origin continues. However the number of Malian refugees in neighboring countries is on the rise due to insecurity and inter community conflict along the border with Niger.

12 Feb 2016 description

Situation humanitaire

Il est estimé qu’en 2016, environ 2,5 millions de personnes au pays seront dans le besoin, soit 13,5 % de la population totale. Le retour des personnes déplacées internes se poursuit vers leurs zones d'origine dans le nord. Cependant le nombre de réfugiés maliens dans les pays voisins a augmenté en lien avec l'insécurité et un conflit intercommunautaire le long de la frontière du Niger.

12 Feb 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund
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  • A total of 11,332 and 19,592 under-five children in the Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps respectively, from January to December 2015, received Integrated Management of Acute Malnutrition (IMAM) services for severe and moderate acute malnutrition.

  • UNICEF provided medical supplies (Ringers Lactate, Oral Rehydration Solution and antibiotics), which were used in the treatment of 211,283 children in cholera-affected counties from January to December 2015.

12 Feb 2016 description

En el marco del operativo “Espacios seguros para el retorno a clases”, el Ministerio de Educación y Cultura (MEC) y el Fondo de las Naciones Unidas para la Infancia (Unicef), en coordinación con la Secretaría de Emergencia Nacional (SEN), inauguraron la primera aula móvil y entregaron kits escolares a niños, niñas y adolescentes afectados por la inundación, con el objeto de asegurar el derecho a la educación ante la situación de emergencia en varios departamentos y distritos del país.

12 Feb 2016 description
infographic UN Children's Fund

The continuing cholera outbreak in 22 counties, including in the Dadaab Refugee Camp and El Nino-related flooding presented the greatest challenges in the last quarter of 2015. Starting in November 2015, Kenya experienced flooding associated with the El Niño weather phenomenon. By 28 December 2015, 10,221 cases and 174 deaths (CFR=1.7%) had been reported nationally in 22 counties. An intensified response by the Government and partners has led to outbreak control in 16 counties, with only 6 counties reporting active outbreaks by the end of the year.

11 Feb 2016 description

As the brutal conflict continues in Syria, millions of people continue to be in need. Hundreds of thousands have been killed in the conflict between the Assad regime, extremist groups and moderate opposition groups. In response to the crisis, the UK has committed £2.3 billion since 2012. This includes allocations to over 30 implementing partners (including United Nations agencies, international non-governmental organisations and the Red Cross) and is helping to meet the immediate needs of vulnerable people in Syria and of refugees in the region.

11 Feb 2016 description

Key messages

  • Lebanon, a country of 4.4 million inhabitants, is hosting around 1.1 million Syrian refugees, 42 000 Palestinian refugees from Syria, 6 000 Iraqi refugees and nearly 450 000 refugees from Palestine. This makes it the highest per-capita concentration of refugees worldwide, where one person out of four is a refugee.

11 Feb 2016 description

10 February 2016 - The Ministry of Education with the support of UNICEF, launched a “Back to Learning Campaign” in Bentiu targeting the enrollment of 5,500 school age children.

Speaking during the launch, deputy top authority in Unity, John Juor Yoach said children are the future of tomorrow in any nation and the state government and its partners will work together as partners to promote educational activities.

UNICEF head of office in Bentiu, Michael Copland, said the campaign is aimed to mobilize the community and create an awareness of the importance of education.

11 Feb 2016 description

NOUAKCHOTT – Le Haut-Commissariat des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés (HCR), le Programme alimentaire mondial des Nations Unies (PAM) et le Fonds des Nations Unies pour l'enfance (UNICEF) exhortent les bailleurs de fonds à mobiliser les ressources nécessaires pour maintenir l’assistance vitale apportée aux 50 000 réfugiés maliens dans le camp de Mberra, au sud-est de la Mauritanie. Les trois agences préviennent que les financements actuels permettront à peine de couvrir les besoins jusque fin avril.

11 Feb 2016 description
  • Over the past months UNRWA has engaged in intensive efforts to review the content of its food assistance rations. This process is now complete and the Agency’s nutritionally-improved baskets will be launched during the April-June food distribution round for all 960,000 beneficiaries who are scheduled to receive food assistance from UNRWA. The food baskets revision has been a highly participatory process and has mobilized a wide range of technical capacities existing in Gaza Field Office as well as nutritional expertise from the World Food Programme.

11 Feb 2016 description

NOUAKCHOTT – The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) urge donors to provide immediate support to ensure that 50,000 Malian refugees in Mauritania’s Mberra camp continue to receive life-saving assistance. The three agencies warn that current funding will only cover needs until April.

11 Feb 2016 description

Highlights

  • An estimated 120,000 people are trapped in northern rural Homs after supply roads were cut in mid-January.

  • Several cases of acute malnutrition among pregnant women and children have been reported, as well as deaths related to lack of medical care.

  • A deterioration of the situation is expected in the coming weeks unless assistance or commercial goods are allowed in.

11 Feb 2016 description
report Human Rights Watch
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(Berlin, February 11, 2016) – Hostilities in eastern Ukraine have damaged or destroyed hundreds of schools, many of which were used by parties to the conflict for military purposes, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.