NOUAKCHOTT – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a vital injection of €1.5 million from the European Union to help meet the food needs of Malian refugees in Mauritania.
Funding from the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) received at the end of 2016 has allowed WFP to provide cash assistance during January and February 2017 for approximately 48,500 refugees from Mali who live in the Mbera camp.
WFP’s funding outlook for 2017 is extremely dire with ration cuts and pipeline breaks already taking place for the PRRO, the Country Programme and UNHAS. For the next 6 months, WFP faces a funding shortfall of 48 percent for its assistance to refugees; 68 percent for its assistance to local Mauritanians; 86 percent for school meals; and 32 percent for UNHAS.
The new Protracted Relief and Recover Operation (PRRO) 200961 “Strengthening resilience in Niger through an integrated multi-sector and multi-partner safety net approach” started. It will focus on two fundamentals pillars: the zero hunger objective and government capacity development.
At current operational levels of the new resilience project, USD 46 million are urgently needed for the implementation of activities for the next 6 months.
Syntèse par pays
Au Niger, la tendance générale de l’évolution des prix des céréales est à la hausse pour le mil et le sorgho et à la stabilité pour le riz et le maïs. Aucune baisse n’a été enregistrée pour aucun produit. Les hausses sont observées pour le mil à Zinder (+15%), à Maradi (+14%), à Dosso (+12%), à Niamey (+10%) et à Tillabéry (+5%), pour le sorgho à Maradi, Dosso et Tillabéry (+11%) et à Zinder (+5%) et, pour le maïs à Dosso (+9%).
De nouveaux déplacements de populations enregistrés dans le nord du pays
Accès humanitaire : 68 incidents enregistrés en 2016
Les enfants sont les plus touchés par les mines et autres explosifs de guerre
Augmentation du nombre de cas rapportés de violences basées sur le genre
Nb. de PDI (rapport CMP, 31déc. 2016) 36 690
Nb. de réfugiés dans les pays voisins (rapport CMP, 31déc. 2016) 138 811
New displacements registered in the north of the country
Humanitarian access: 68 incidents recorded in 2016
Children are the most affected by mines and explosive remnants of war
Increase in the number of reported cases of genderbased violence
Nearly 2000 new displacements due to conflicts in the north
WFP attended the World Economic Forum in Davos and launched the Healthy Not Hungry campaign to accelerate progress to SDG 2 — Zero Hunger, and SDG 3 — Good Health and Well-Being. On the fringes of the event in Davos, a special “satellite event” was organized in Dori (Sahel region) on 12 January.
The Zero Hunger Review started in Burkina Faso while awaiting the official launch by the Government. The Review will lay the groundwork for designing WFP’s Country Strategic Plan.
Ce document passe en revue quelques unes de nos activités en 2016 en mettant en avant l'impact sur certains de nos bénéficiaires.
Au sommaire :
Keniéroba : quand les détenus contribuent à l'amélioration de leur alimentation
Le périmètre irrigué villageois (PIV), une technique de production rizicole soutenue par le CICR
Mohamed Ag Ibrahim* retrouve sa famille et l'espoir d'un avenir prometteur
Kidal : le CICR s'efforce de subvenir aux besoins primaires de la population
BESOINS HUMANITAIRES ET CHIFFRES CLÉ
PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR AUGUST 2017
A. Situation analysis Description of the disaster
In 2016, the global Food Security Cluster, in collaboration with its partners 18frames, the German Federal Foreign Office and Welthungerhilfe, initiated a video project to raise awareness on coordination and partnership. We conducted interviews with national and international FSC partners in Bangladesh and Mali to better understand their views and needs towards strengthening local partnership and collaboration for improved coordination of humanitarian response. Despite the different contexts in Bangladesh and Mali, partners shared similar experience and stressed similar needs.
Food situation remains good in the region with new harvests. The off season crop campaign in the region is ongoing.
Niger recorded a forage production deficit.
Locust infestation decreased in December in the areas affected by recent resurgences in Mauritania.
The FAO food price index dropped for the fifth consecutive year.
In southern Mauritania, it is about one PM when Nejiha returns from the Monguél village market. Her eldest daughter is busy preparing lunch under the khaïma, while her brothers play cards a few meters away, without being distracted by the smell of frying food in the courtyard. At age 55, Nejiha is the head of a family of nine children and four grandchildren since her ex-husband left her. She is one of the beneficiaries of the "Productive Transfers / CASH +" project implemented by FAO in the wilaya of Gogol.
Worldwide, humanitarian needs are rising, driven by conflicts that know no end, and chronic natural disasters whose effects last for years. Today more than 128 million people in 33 countries need humanitarian aid to survive — a figure not seen since the Second World War. “With this staggering level of need, now more than ever, world leaders need to step up their support to the world’s most vulnerable people,” says the UN’s Humanitarian Chief, Stephen O’Brien.
BAMAKO – A groundbreaking study of the impact of child undernutrition on Mali’s economy has launched in Mali. The latest in a series known as the Cost of Hunger in Africa (COHA) surveys, it will examine the effects of child undernutrition on health, education and national productivity in the country. It is being made possible by the generous support of the Government of Canada.
PLAIDOYER & FINANCEMENT
LE CERF ATTRIBUE 55 MILLIONS DE DOLLARS À LA RÉGION