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28 Jun 2017 description

46,000 Individuals displaced by the drought

149,327 Drought affected individuals assisted

53,754 Individuals benefited from cash assistance

2,369 Individuals enrolled in community-based projects

UPDATE ON ACHIEVEMENTS

27 Jun 2017 description

NOUVELLE PUBLICATION – CENTRE DU MALI: ENJEUX ET DANGERS D’UNE CRISE NÉGLIGÉE

Longtemps restées dans l’ombre des dynamiques politiques et sécuritaires à l’œuvre au nord du Mali, certaines populations des régions centrales de Mopti et de Ségou – singulièrement la communauté peulh – revendiquent désormais d’être entendues.

27 Jun 2017 description

27 June 2017 – The Ministry of Health of Somalia has reported 1979 AWD/ cholera cases and 13 deaths for week 24 (12 - 18 June 2017). Of these, 337 cases (17% of the total cases) were reported from Wadajir district in Banadir region. This is a 19% decrease in the number of new cases from week 23, and can be attributed to timely and effective intervention efforts over the past months.

27 Jun 2017 description
report El Nuevo Diario

Aunque el invierno ya está asentado, hay comunidades de los municipios de Boaco que todavía enfrentan problemas de desabastecimiento de agua potable debido a que los pozos aún no se recuperan de la falta de lluvia de años anteriores.

Santa Lucía, con una población de casi 10,000 habitantes, es uno de los municipios donde hay problemas de agua. Ahí la alcaldía emprendió una alianza con Enacal para mejorar el abastecimiento.

27 Jun 2017 description

SG/SM/18592

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

The Secretary-General condemns the series of suicide bombing attacks on 25 and 26 June in Maiduguri, Borno State, in Nigeria.

The Secretary-General extends his condolences to the people and Government of Nigeria for the loss of life. He wishes a quick recovery to those injured and hopes that those responsible for this act will be swiftly brought to justice.

27 Jun 2017 description

Key Issues

  • The Fall Armyworm infestation continues to destroy meher crops across 233 woredas in six regions, and it is spreading at an alarming rate.

  • First quarter Therapeutic Feeding Program admissions exceeded HRD projections.

  • The number of irregular Ethiopian migrants returning from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has reached 35,000 (of an estimated 750,000 irregular Ethiopians residing in KSA) as the Amnesty period ends this week.
    Government of Ethiopia is negotiating for an extension to the amnesty period.

27 Jun 2017 description

Wetlands can ease impacts of changing climate by maintaining groundwater levels and protecting areas from the worst impacts of floods

By Jeffrey Moyo

HARARE, June 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Unspooling the rope tied to a metal bucket, Shylet Nhari listens to the repeated clangs of the tin striking the walls of the well as her bucket makes its way down.

27 Jun 2017 description

INTRODUCTION

2015 and 2016 have been landmark years in the development or renewal of global commitments relative to humanitarian aid, development and disaster risk reduction. After extensive consultation and negotiation processes, international consensus was reached in the form of frameworks for sustainable development (SDGs), disaster risk reduction (Sendai Framework), climate change mitigation (Paris Agreement) etc.

27 Jun 2017 description

L’état d’urgence, déclaré initialement le 3 mars dans sept départements de Tahoua et de Tillabéry, a été prorogé le 18 juin 2017 pour une nouvelle période de trois mois. Selon des informations, non exhaustives recueillies sur le terrain dans les deux régions, 37 attaques perpétrées par des groupes armés ont été enregistrées depuis février 2016.

27 Jun 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Inflation: In May 2017, the national consumer price index increased by 334 percent compared to May 2016. The food and non-alcoholic beverage CPI has increased by 382 percent. The month-to-month consumer price index increase from April to May was very high at 40.4 percent.

27 Jun 2017 description

Executive summary

Cameroon Health Profile combines the most recent validated data and information on populations health. The document includes an introduction, the methodological note and the following six chapters:

27 Jun 2017 description

Key points:

  • Strong recovery of maize production translates into lower prices

  • Abundance of food stocks lowers negative coping levels

  • Purchasing power rises in the Southern and Central regions

  • New admissions for malnourished children fall

Situation Update

27 Jun 2017 description

Somalia is in the second year of a severe drought—the kind that is increasingly likely as the climate warms.

27 Jun 2017 description

La présence de MSF dans le camp de Minawao en chiffres :

Santé (mars 2015 – mai 2017)

  • 1928 enfants malnutris admis et suivis dans le programme CNAS
  • 33 588 consultations médicales réalisées pour les patients de moins de 5 ans
  • 77 039 consultations médicales réalisées pour les patients de plus de 5 ans
  • 3241 consultations en santé mentale

Eau et assainissement (février 2015 – août 2016)

27 Jun 2017 description

La composante Police de la MINUSMA a effectué, le samedi 24 juin 2017, une patrouille nocturne conjointement avec la Police nationale malienne dans la ville de Gao, à l’aube de la «Fête de la rupture du jeûne » qui marque la fin du mois sacré du ramadan. Pour la période, la Police onusienne (UNPOL) a effectué dans la cité des Askia, un total de 84 patrouilles de jour et de nuit et 7 patrouilles de longue portée.

27 Jun 2017 description
report IRIN

MAIDUGURI, 26 June 2017

On a recent Monday morning, under the blistering sun of Nigeria’s northeastern Borno State, two senior politicians – surrounded by a hoard of local officials and paparazzi – thought they spied victory in a small mountain of seeds.

Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima and former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo, once a top general, picked through burlap sacks filled with 36 metric tonnes of maize, cowpea, and rice seed bred specially for the region’s arid climate. These are the latest weapons in the war against Boko Haram.

27 Jun 2017 description
report Voice of America

MAIDUGURI, NIGERIA — Suicide bombers killed nine people and wounded 13 others in multiple blasts in northeast Nigeria's Maiduguri, police said on Monday, the latest in a spate of attacks in the city worst hit by the Islamist militant Boko Haram insurgency.

A number of suicide bomb attacks by suspected members of the jihadist group have taken place in the capital of Borno state and its environs in the last few weeks, including blasts that killed 12 people on June 19 and a June 7 raid which left 14 dead.