Food and Nutrition

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26 Jul 2016 description

Burkina Faso : 4 morts, des milliers de personnes affectées par les inondations

Les 19 et 20 juillet, des inondations provoquées par des pluies torrentielles dans quatre régions, dont la capitale Ouagadougou, ont tué quatre personnes et affecté des milliers d'autres. Les autorités ont mis en place une cellule pour surveiller l'impact des pluies et activé le Comité national de secours d'urgence et de réhabilitation pour aider les personnes touchées par les inondations.

26 Jul 2016 description

Burkina Faso: Floods kill four, affect thousands

Floods triggered by torrential rains in four regions, including the capital Ouagadougou killed four people and affected thousands others on 19 and 20 July. The authorities have set up a cell to monitor the impact of the rains and activated the national emergency relief and rehabilitation committee to assist those affected by the floods.

26 Jul 2016 description


  • The first lean season distributions took place from the 13 to 20 June in all regions: 250,000 people were assisted, including children 6-59 months and pregnant women and nursing mothers.

  • The implementation rate of the Watershed project stands at 80 percent. The project involves land regeneration and water mobilization. The expected completion is in July.

WFP Assistance

26 Jul 2016 description

Nourrir une famille : les défis quotidiens d'une femme chef de foyer

26 Jul 2016 description

Households from Lake Faguibine and Gourma resort to atypical coping strategies

Key Messages

  • Poor households from Lake Faguibine and Gourma in Timbuktu and Gao have had difficulty accessing markets and have resorted to atypical coping strategies including borrowing and changing eating habits.This is due to below-average cereal production and livestock incomes in 2015 when there were weak floods and high cattle mortality. These households are consequently in Stressed (IPC Phase 2) acute food insecurity.

26 Jul 2016 description


  • Adequate rains so far have facilitated crop development in most regions

  • Coarse grain prices increased seasonably in June but remain lower than their year-earlier levels

  • Humanitarian assistance still needed despite improved civil security situation

Early prospects favourable for 2016 cropping season

25 Jul 2016 description
report World Vision

En 2014, plus de 527 400 personnes ont pu être aidées dans nos 14 programmes de développement.

Autant de vies changées, comme celle d’Aye qui a pu retrouver le chemin de l’école au Myanmar. Elle bénéficie des cours du soir mis en place par Vision du Monde, pour les enfants qui travaillent la journée afin d’aider leurs parents. Ce programme est une véritable opportunité pour Aye. Elle apprend à écrire, lire, compter, et peut maintenant espérer un avenir meilleur.

21 Jul 2016 description


  • WFP assisted 205,000 food insecure people with food, cash and vouchers to respond to the food insecurities brought by the lean season (June-September).

  • The end of the 2015-2016 academic school year in Mali was marked by WFP providing school meals to 182,000 children throughout the country, including Kidal. However, urgent funding is needed to continue the school meals programme into the upcoming academic year.

21 Jul 2016 description


  • WFP introduced a cash component, representing 30 percent of the entitlement distributed to refugees in the Mberra camp.

  • WFP, in coordination with the Government of Mauritania, presented the preliminary results of the Cost of Hunger in Africa, and technically validated the new national policy on school feeding.

  • Without additional funding, WFP will not be able to assist 415,000 people it planned during the lean season.

17 Jul 2016 description
report Afrique Verte

Pour les « Prix Producteurs »

Les prix collectés ce mois de Juin 2016, nous indiquent que :

  • Riz Gambiaka: le prix le moins cher est 295 FCFA/kg enregistré à Niono, Siengo et Kléla enregistrent 300 et 375 le plus cher à Sofara dans la région de Mopti.

  • Riz Adny11 : il est en basse à Niono avec 295 contre 300 le mois passé, 300 FCFA/kg à Siengo (Ségou), et 330 FCFA/kg à Baguinéda (Koulikoro).

  • Riz BG : il se vend à 330 à Baguinéda (Koulikoro) et 360 FCFA/kg à Sofara (Mopti).

15 Jul 2016 description

Feeding a family: The daily challenges of a woman caring for her household

15 Jul 2016 description

Key messages

  • Humanitarian needs in Niger continue to be immense as a result of lasting food insecurity, high global malnutrition of children under age five and the displacement of people fleeing the conflicts in neighbouring Mali* and Nigeria*. Successive food crises, extreme poverty, displacement and rapid population growth continue to erode people’s resilience. Even in good agricultural years, between 4 and 5 million Nigeriens experience food shortages.

15 Jul 2016 description

Key messages

  • The European Union is one of the largest contributors of humanitarian aid to the Sahel. As such, its assistance to this region has been reaffirmed and has reached over EUR 203 million so far in 2016. The funding will support the 1.2 million Sahelian people affected by food insecurity as well as the treatment of 550 000 children affected by severe acute malnutrition. This represents a quarter of all food security needs and 43% of child malnutrition care needs in the Sahel.

15 Jul 2016 description


15 Jul 2016 description


  • 1,843 Voluntary returns to Mali facilitated since January 2016

  • 80 New arrivals from Mali in 2016

  • 4,408 Malian refugees with specific needs (as of 1 July 2016)

  • 11,376 Malian households in Mbera camp (as of 1 July 2016)

  • 30L of potable water available per person per day


  • USD 19M Requested for the operation


14 Jul 2016 description

Today the European Commission has announced over €145 million in humanitarian assistance for Africa's Sahel region in 2016 to address the basic needs of the populations, tackle malnutrition and provide food to the most vulnerable people.

11 Jul 2016 description

Background and aims

In 2015, the Global Cluster for Early Recovery (GCER) sought to measure how well early recovery was integrated into each cluster, and in parallel, to advance understanding of the relative importance of early recovery principles and practices in humanitarian crises overall. In designing a methodology to undertake this analysis, two assumptions were made.