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01 Dec 2015 description

November 2015 – Trends

Deteriorated situations

Bangladesh, France, Kosovo, Lebanon, Nepal, Syria, Turkey, Venezuela

Improved situations

Burkina Faso, Myanmar

December 2015 – Watchlist

Conflict risk alerts


  • Conflict resolution opportunities
01 Dec 2015 description

BALTIMORE, Dec. 1, 2015—Lutheran World Relief, an international NGO working in 35 countries to develop sustainable solutions to poverty and food insecurity, marked #GivingTuesday by releasing its 2016 Early Warning Forecast of regions it is monitoring for potential humanitarian crises over the coming year.

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Snapshot 25 November–1 December 2015

  • Cameroon: New data indicate that 158,316 people are internally displaced – this is 65,000 more than the previous estimate. The vast majority have been displaced by Boko Haram-related violence, with fewer than 15% displaced by flooding and other natural disasters. Movement stays within Far North region, and Logone-et-Chari hosts around 60% of all IDPs.

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  • As of 30 November, the funding gap of the UN-coordinated inter-agency appeals is US$10.2 billion which means that 51 per cent of the required funds remain unmet.

  • During November, newly reported contributions to FTS totalled $241.3 million for humanitarian response: $68.4 million for South Sudan, $27.9 million for Iraq, and $13.3 million for Lebanon. So far in 2015, $2.2 billion in pledges remain outstanding.

01 Dec 2015 description

In recent years, violent insurgency has gripped the margins of Kenya, Mali and Nigeria. Militant Islamist groups have attacked civilian populations, state security personnel and political-administrative officials, spreading insecurity across large areas and exploiting the mistrust between societies at the margins and central authorities.

01 Dec 2015 description

Insécurité alimentaire de type Stress (Phase 2 de l’IPC) attendue par endroits à partir de mars

Key Messages

  • Les récoltes supérieures à la moyenne en cours dans le pays augurent d’une disponibilité supérieure à la moyenne de vivres durant l’année alimentaire 2015/16. Il en est de même pour les conditions d’élevages qui présagent de belles perspectives d’alimentation pour le bétail ; ce qui favorisera une production de lait moyenne et un embonpoint moyen favorable au maintien des termes de l‘échange bétail/céréales à travers le pays.

01 Dec 2015 description

Geneva - UNDP has achieved significant reductions in the price of HIV medicines that it procures, bringing down the cost of the most common treatment to an unprecedented US$100 per patient per year in Zambia, Equatorial Guinea, Haiti, Mali, South Sudan, and Zimbabwe. Through these price reductions UNDP is saving US$ 25 million that are being used to put an additional 250,000 people on life-saving HIV treatment.

30 Nov 2015 description

Bamako, Mali | AFP | Monday 11/30/2015 - 23:22 GMT

Armed men attacked a lorry carrying migrants in northern Mali, killing four people and wounding six, UN and medical sources told AFP on Monday.

Four men on motorbikes opened fire on the lorry as it travelled towards Kidal, in the country's far northeast, a medical source said, citing witness accounts.

They shot out the tyres before turning the guns on the passengers, who included people from Mali, Guinea, Niger and Nigeria.

29 Nov 2015 description

Mali - violence (MINUSMA, ECHO)

  • A mortar attack on a MINUSMA camp in Kidal, Northern Mali, has claimed the lives of three MINUSMA staff and injured 20. The SRSG, head of MINUSMA, has strongly condemned the attack.

  • Despite the Peace Agreement signed in June this year, violence continues in the North of Mali. As a result, 1.5 million people are still in need of international humanitarian assistance.

28 Nov 2015 description

Le Représentant spécial du Secrétaire général (RSSG) et Chef de la MINUSMA M. Mongi Hamdi est affligé par la mort de 2 Casques bleus et 1 contracteur de la MINUSMA lors d’une attaque aux tirs de mortier contre le camp de la MINUSMA à Kidal ce matin vers 4 heures, qui a également fait 20 blessés, dont 4 graves. La MINUSMA procède actuellement aux évacuations médicales tout en renforçant son dispositif sécuritaire.

Le Représentant spécial condamne de la façon la plus ferme cette attaque contre le personnel et les contractants des Nations Unies.

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The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices, indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year.

28 Nov 2015 description
report UN News Service

28 November 2015 – The United Nations has strongly condemned a mortar attack on a UN camp in restive northern Mali earlier today, which left two peacekeepers and a civilian contractor dead, and 20 others injured, with the Security Council calling on the Malian Government to swiftly investigate the incident and bring the perpetrators to justice.

27 Nov 2015 description
report Oxfam

Ten years after the Economic Community of West African States launched its policy on food and agriculture, coordination remains a serious challenge. Several regional initiatives compete with each other at the political and the project levels, in a complex and fragmented institutional context.

27 Nov 2015 description
report UN News Service

25 novembre 2015 – Le Secrétaire général de l'ONU, Ban Ki-moon, a condamné une attaque à l'engin explosif perpétrée mardi contre un convoi de la Mission multidimensionnelle intégrée des Nations Unies pour la stabilisation au Mali (MINUSMA), qui a fait un mort.

Le convoi se déplaçait sur l'axe Goundam-Tombouctou, dans la région de Tombouctou, au nord du Mali. « L'attaque a causé la mort d'un membre du personnel civil de la MINUSMA », a précisé le porte-parole du Secrétaire général dans un communiqué de presse.

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Key messages

  • AGIR - the Global Alliance for Resilience Initiative - was launched during the Sahel food and nutrition crisis of 2012 with the aim of achieving 'Zero Hunger' in the West Africa Sahel region by 2032. The EU was closely involved in establishing AGIR and continues to provide support.

27 Nov 2015 description

Besoins humanitaires et chiffres clés

Le contexte humanitaire reste marqué par l’insécurité alimentaire, la malnutrition, les mouvements de population, les épidémies et les inondations.