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01 Sep 2015 description

Snapshot 25 August–1 September 2015

Papua New Guinea: 1.8 million people have been affected by prolonged dry spell and frost in the Highlands region; 1.3 million are reported to be most at risk. Crops have been destroyed, and several chools and health facilities have been closed due to water shortages. The affected population is reported to be resorting to less reliable sources of drinking water.

01 Sep 2015 description

Les appuis humanitaires en vivres améliorent l’accès alimentaire au Nord du pays

MESSAGE CLÉS

  • L’évolution de la campagne agropastorale est jugée moyenne à bonne à travers le pays avec des niveaux de réalisations supérieurs à celles de 2014 ; ce qui augure des perspectives de récolte moyennes à supérieures à la moyenne si la bonne tendance pluviométrique se poursuivait jusqu’en fin septembre comme indiquer par les prévisions météo (NOAA, ECMWF).

01 Sep 2015 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.

01 Sep 2015 description

L'Afrique de l’Ouest peut être divisée en trois zones agro-écologiques ou en trois bassins commerciaux (bassins de l’ouest, bassin du centre, bassin de l’est). Les deux sont importants pour l'interprétation du comportement et de la dynamique du marché.

01 Sep 2015 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.

01 Sep 2015 description

Le mil, le riz et le sorgho constituent les aliments de base de la majorité de la population malienne. Le mil est l'aliment le plus consommé traditionnellement, mais depuis 2005 le riz est devenu un substitut populaire chez les ménages urbains. Le sorgho est généralement plus important pour les ménages ruraux que pour les ménages urbains. Les marchés inclus sont révélateurs des conditions locales dans leurs régions respectives.

01 Sep 2015 description

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) and Head of MINUSMA, Mr. Mongi Hamdi, was received by His Excellency Mr. Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, the President of the Republic of Mali, at Koulouba this morning.

During this meeting, they discussed the regrettable developments that have recently taken place in Amassine and Anefis and agreed on the fact that these constituted serious violations of the ceasefire. Mr. Hamdi welcomed the President’s personal commitment to the peace process as well as his call for the withdrawal of the forces currently present in Anefis.

01 Sep 2015 description

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of MINUSMA, Mr. Mongi Hamdi, met with the Minister of State, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Mr. Ramtane Lamamra, in Algiers on Tuesday evening, 25 August 2015.

The discussions focused on the need to continue the efforts to bring the agreement for peace and reconciliation in Mali to fruition, as well as on the means that can facilitate this process for the stability and prosperity of the country.

29 Aug 2015 description
report UN Radio

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Le processus de paix au Mali est grippé par la crise d'Anefis où la sincérité des signataires des accords est remise en cause.

Les groupes armés de la Plateforme refuse de quitter la ville du Nord du pays qu'ils occupent, en violation du cessez-le-feu et des accords de paix et de réconciliation au Mali.

28 Aug 2015 description
report IRIN

Abidjan, 28 août 2015 (IRIN) - Équipé d’une houe, Arouna*, 12 ans, travaille dans un champ de cacao du sud-ouest de la Côte d’Ivoire. Il est torse nu et ses côtes sont visibles sous sa peau foncée.

« Chaque jour, je dois me lever très tôt pour que mon petit frère de 10 ans et moi soyons les premiers dans le champ pour défricher [la terre] », a-t-il dit à IRIN.

28 Aug 2015 description

De 2011 à 2015, un total de 1,7 milliard de dollars a été requis pour l‘action humanitaire au Niger à travers le Plan de Réponse Stratégique (CAP/SRP). Un total de 1,4 milliard de dollars a été mobilisé, soit un taux de financement de 82 pour cent.

28 Aug 2015 description

Increased rainfall across Hispaniola due to tropical storm activity

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Widespread, heavy rainfall over the past few weeks has caused flooding over local areas of West Africa. Heavy rain is forecast to continue during the next week, elevating flooding risks over many already saturated areas.

  2. Significant rainfall is forecast to continue over eastern Chad and western Sudan, heightening risks for localized flooding and potential waterborne disease outbreaks.

27 Aug 2015 description
report Insecurity Insight

Agency Reports and Open Source Data

Most of our knowledge about humanitarian security hot spots comes from publicly-reported events. This briefing summarizes confidential information from 10 agencies about a range of security events, from those that severely affect staff to those that affect agencies’ ability to deliver aid.

27 Aug 2015 description

Snapshot 11 August – 25 August 2015

Haiti: Insecurity has increased since legislative elections. Violence and intimidation were reported at many polling stations and a second round of voting is planned, following low voter turnout. Food security has deteriorated as a result of prolonged drought conditions since the beginning of 2015: poor households in Sud, Sud-Est, Nord-Est and Artibonite will remain in Crisis (IPC Phase 3) food security outcomes through December. Recent cholera rates are triple those of the comparable time period in 2014.

26 Aug 2015 description

Bamako, Mali | AFP | mercredi 26/08/2015 - 19:15 GMT

Les groupes armés progouvernementaux maliens qui occupent la ville d'Anéfis, dans le nord du pays, ont refusé mercredi de la quitter comme le demandait la médiation internationale pour apaiser la crise, et la situation était tendue sur le terrain, a-t-on appris de sources concordantes.

26 Aug 2015 description

Bamako, Mali | AFP | Wednesday 8/26/2015 - 19:18 GMT

Pro-government militias in northern Mali refused Wednesday to pull out of a town they occupied last week, as renewed tensions with Tuareg rebels threatened to torpedo a crucial peace deal in the restive region.

The Platform coalition of loyalist fighters seized the town of Anefis, about 120 kilometres (75 miles) south of the northern city of Kidal in deadly clashes last Monday that left at least 10 dead, according to a source with MINUSMA, the UN mission in the country.