De nouveaux attentats ont eu lieu à Ngouboua le 8 novembre, faisant quatre morts et 14 blessés.
L’état d’urgence a été déclaré dans la région du Lac le 9 novembre et prolongé jusqu’au 22 mars 2016.
Le nombre estimé de personnes déplacées internes s’élève à environ 53 639 dont 59,5% a déjà été enregistré.
Suite aux annonces de relocalisation du site de Kousseri et du camp de réfugiés de Dar es Salam, les activités des partenaires humanitaires ont dans l’ensemble quelque peu ralenti.
- 26,342 persons of concern
- 136% increase since January 2015
- 56% of children, including 216 Identified separated and unaccompanied minors
- 407 people with disabilities, 35% of these are children
- 3 in 10 households are headed by women
- 1,110 women at risk
- 10,023 Shelters built since opening
How a school curriculum-based approach can work
In October, a total of 68 partners reported a response in 254 different locations; the number of people reached by protection monitoring team continues to increase with more then 49,000 people reached; over 500,000 people have assisted with food.
Syrian individuals continue to arrive through the Peshkhabour border with 5,059 new arrivals in October 2015, of which 376 individuals were admitted as asylum seekers on family reunification grounds, while 4,683 Syrians entered as visitors or for medical reasons.
Faced with a real risk of a nationwide shortage of essential drugs, UNICEF was able to order essential drugs to cover priority needs in over 900 health centers and district hospitals for the next 2.5 months. A first cargo relief flight carrying 70 tons of essential drugs for children and women landed in Bujumbura on 27 November. Nevertheless, the shortage is expected to continue for at least 6 months.
FEATURE - ‘Ebola is under control!’ headlines affirmed the other week. The disease has made no new victims in Sierra Leone since the outbreak started in April 2014. But the recovery process will still take a long time: not only have people died, but the economy has been severely disrupted and survivors, especially children, are left without care or protection. Mr Siapha Kamara, CEO of our partner SEND West-Africa, tells us about the struggles of rebuilding and the heroism of his staff.
Erbil, 28 November 2015 – Kurdistan Region joined the United Nations and the rest of the world on Thursday, 26 November, to mark the start of the world campaign for 16 Days to Eliminate Gender-Based Violence. The 16 days against gender-based violence puts the human rights of women and girls at the centre of the world’s and Iraq’s attention. In Kurdistan region, the campaign of this year brings attention to the difficult situation of displaced girls, women, and their right to education.
Following the declaration by WHO on the end of the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone on 7 November 2015, UNICEF continues to support the Government of Sierra Leone in ensuring that vigilance is maintained, through social mobilization efforts, systems strengthening in the areas of health, education and WASH, and support to Community Care Centers and Observational Interim Care Centers, amongst others.
On 20 November 2015, the Government of Liberia confirmed three new cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) from a family of six living in a suburb of the capital Monrovia. All of them were transferred to an Ebola Treatment Unit (ETU). One of the three confirmed cases, a fourteen year old boy, died on 23 November. His brother and father remain under treatment. Nineteen contacts, including three other family members of the boy are under observation.
Nigerian military frees more than 400 Boko Haram captives in October and November
Food insecurity persists in Boko Haram-affected areas in northeastern Nigeria
Cameroon grants UNHAS permission to operate humanitarian flights in the north of the country
Chad extends its declared state of emergency until March 2016
In the past two weeks, no Ebola case was reported in Guinea.
Thus, the total number of confirmed cases remains at 3,351 out of which 749 children.
Guinea will be declared Ebola Free if no case is reported on 29 December 2015. As of 25 November 2015, the countdown is at day 9 over 42.
L’épidémie de rougeole connaît son premier recul grâce aux interventions des acteurs
Quand la limitation des ressources rime avec limitation des activités
Protection des civils
More than 10 years since the start of the Darfur conflict, violence and insecurity continue to cause displacement, despite the Doha Peace Agreement1 . More than 2.5 million people live internally displaced in Darfur due to the fighting between government forces and rebel groups and intertribal conflict. Since the beginning of the year, 223 000 people were uprooted from their homes.
In Nigeria, the security situation in the north-east is volatile as fighting continues between the insurgents and the Multinational Joint Task Force. The insurgents continue to sack communities, worship centres and other public structures in the north-east. The Nigerian Government recently unfolded a ‘North-East Marshall Plan’ (NEMAP) aimed at assisting those internally displaced by the insurgency.
In 2015, over 3 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance out of which 2.5 million have been targeted by the humanitarian community for assistance. This represents nearly 20 percent of the population (13.2 million), indicative of the high levels of vulnerability throughout the country.