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30 Apr 2017 description

West Africa can be divided into three agro-ecological zones or three different trade basins (West Basin, Central Basin and East Basin). Both important for understanding market behavior and dynamics.

29 Apr 2017 description

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.

29 Apr 2017 description
report UN News Service

28 avril 2017 – De retour d'une mission effectuée au Mali la semaine dernière, le Directeur des opérations du Bureau de la coordination des affaires humanitaires (OCHA) des Nations Unies, John Ging, a attiré l'attention vendredi sur l'urgence complexe à laquelle est confrontée le pays ainsi que sur la détérioration de la situation humanitaire.

28 Apr 2017 description

(New York, 28 April 2017): Following a three-day mission to Mali last week, the Director of Operations for the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, John Ging, today drew attention to the complex emergency in Mali and the deteriorating humanitarian situation as a direct result of the conflict.

28 Apr 2017 description
report Theirworld

Teachers who fled in the wake of threats and the killing of a school head in the West African country will get psychological support after returning to their classrooms. Dozens of teachers in Burkina Faso who fled into hiding after receiving threats from Islamist militants have returned to their classrooms and will receive psychological support after one of them was killed by suspected jihadists, officials said.

28 Apr 2017 description

43,357 arrivals by sea in 2017

1,089 dead/missing

published 09:00 CET 28 April

363,401 arrivals in 2016

27 Apr 2017 description

8 milliards de Fcfa des Croix Rouge malienne et canadienne pour l’amélioration des conditions de vie des personnes vulnérables au Mali

Dans le cadre de l’amélioration des conditions de vie des personnes vulnérables sur l’ensemble du territoire national, la Croix- rouge malienne a soutenu la Croix rouge canadienne pour la mise en œuvre de la seconde phase du projet « santé de la mère du nouveau- né et de l’enfant ».

Pour une durée de 4 ans, le projet couvrira 6 districts sanitaires de Sikasso, Banamba, Dioila, Koulikoro, Kolokani et Nara.

27 Apr 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

1,119 Refugee returnees and host community members participated in sensitization sessions on protection-related issues including social cohesion, early and forced marriages, excision and inter-community conflicts

280 Birth certificates were distributed to Mauritanian refugees in Kayes region to facilitate their access to civil documentation.

FUNDING

USD 40 million requested for the operation

25 Apr 2017 description

(Bamako, 25 avril 2017) – La Coordonnatrice de l’action humanitaire au Mali, Mme. Mbaranga Gasarabwe, est vivement préoccupée par les actes de violence et de banditisme qui se sont multipliés ces derniers temps contre les organisations humanitaires au pays.

25 Apr 2017 description
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Executive Summary

THE PRESIDENT’S MALARIA INITIATIVE STRATEGY FOR 2015–2020

The PMI Strategy for 2015–2020 takes into account the progress over the past decade and the new challenges that have arisen, setting forth a vision, goal, objectives, and strategic approach for PMI through 2020, while reaffirming the longer-term goal of a world without malaria. Malaria prevention and control remains a major U.S. foreign assistance objective, and this strategy fully aligns with the U.S. Government’s vision of ending preventable child and maternal deaths and ending extreme poverty.

25 Apr 2017 description

Highlights

  • The latest results of the Cadre Harmonisé show a marked deterioration of the food security situation.
    Some 601, 000 people are estimated to be in urgent need of food assistance compared to 425,000 in 2016. More than half of them are in conflict affected areas where they suffered from localised droughts in the north as well as excessive flooding in the central part of Mali combined with widespread insecurity.

25 Apr 2017 description
report UN Radio

Le plus grand besoin humanitaire au Mali est de protéger la population civile contre la violence, selon John Ging, Directeur de la Division opérationnelle de l'OCHA, le Bureau de la Coordination des affaires humanitaires des Nations Unies, qui a effectué une visite de terrain au Mali, notamment dans le centre du pays, à Mopti.

25 Apr 2017 description
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WaPOR: database dissemination portal and APIs

The FAO portal to monitor Water Productivity through Open access of Remotely sensed derived data (WaPOR) monitors and reports on agriculture water productivity over Africa and the Near East.

It provides open access to the water productivity database and its thousands of underlying map layers, it allows for direct data queries, time series analyses, area statistics and data download of key variables associated to water and land productivity assessments.  

25 Apr 2017 description

Projected food assistance needs for October 2017

24 Apr 2017 description

Bamako (CICR) - Ce lundi 24 avril 2017, la sous-délégation du Comité international de la Croix-Rouge (CICR) à Kidal a été cambriolée par des inconnus vers 4 heures du matin. Face à cette situation d'insécurité, nous avons décidé de suspendre temporairement nos activités dans la région de Kidal jusqu'à nouvel ordre.

24 Apr 2017 description

Highlights

  • Funding gaps are currently jeopardizing the implementation of all activities. Considering the current level of funding, three regions out of seven will be prioritized for the Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation (PRRO) and two provinces out of four will be targeted for the Country Programme.