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03 Jul 2015 description
  • The Nigerian village of Assaga located along the Komadougou River about 15 km East of Diffa, was attacked on the night of 27 June presumably by the insurgents.

  • This is the third attack recorded in two weeks in the region of Diffa1 .

  • Ten people were killed and nine others wounded.

  • The attack caused the displacement of the entire population of the Assaga village as well as the population of seven other villages on Nigerian soil and Assaga in Niger.

03 Jul 2015 description
  • Le village nigérian d’Assaga, situé en bordure de la rivière Komadougou, à 15 km à l’est de Diffa, a été attaqué dans la nuit du 27 juin par des présumés insurgés de la secte Boko Haram.

  • Cette attaque est la troisième enregistrée en deux semaines dans la région de Diffa1 .

  • Dix personnes ont été tuées et neuf autres blessées.

  • L’attaque a engendré le mouvement de l’ensemble de la population du village d’Assaga, ainsi que des populations de sept autres villages du côté du Nigéria et d’Assaga au Niger.

02 Jul 2015 description
  • Le village nigérian d’Assaga, situé en bordure de la rivière Komadougou, à 15 km à l’est de Diffa, a été attaqué dans la nuit du samedi 27 juin par des présumés insurgés de la secte Boko Haram.

  • Cette attaque est la troisième enregistrée en deux semaines dans la région de Diffa1 .

  • Dix personnes ont été tuées et neuf autres blessés.

02 Jul 2015 description
  • The Nigerian village of Assaga located along the Komadougou River about 15 km east of Diffa, was attack on the night pf 27 June presumably by Boko Haram

  • This is the third attack recorded in two weeks in the region of Diffa1 .

  • Ten people were killed and nine others wounded.

02 Jul 2015 description

INCIDENTS REPORTED

In Nigeria and neighbouring countries, since October 2014

216 Boko Haram related incidents attacks

4,720 fatalities

01 Jul 2015 description

CHAD
11 KILLED IN POLICE RAID

On 29 June, 11 people (five police officers and six suspected insurgents) were killed during a police operation against suspected Boko Haram elements in N’Djamena. Police seized several suicide belts and other explosive devices. The operation comes two weeks after twin attacks targeting police offices in the capital killed 34 people. Separately, in a controlled explosion, police destroyed a vehicle laden with explosives in N’Djamena’s central market.

SECURITY MEASURES TIGHTENED AFTER ATTACKS

01 Jul 2015 description

AS NEED GROWS, INSUFFICIENT FUNDING LIMITS RESPONSE

Despite the urgency to increase nutrition support in areas affected by the failed belg (mid-February-May) season, funding shortfalls are limiting partners’ capacity to expand their operation. Food insecurity is expected to deepen and malnutrition to rise in the coming months given the on-going El Niño phenomenon negatively affecting rainfall patterns throughout the year and through the first half of 2016.

30 Jun 2015 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The objective of this overview is to support the development of national-level response and preparedness plans and facilitate joint priority actions in the areas of advocacy, resource mobilization, and coordinated engagement in cross border areas.

There has been a step change in the threat level in the region in 2015. There is an increasing concern about the confluence and compounding impacts of these threats, both at the national and the regional level. The outlook presented here will be updated on a bi-monthly basis.

30 Jun 2015 description

Highlights

  • DROUGHT: Several countries in the Caribbean are affected by drought.
    Experts predict the situation to deteriorate with El Niño and a weak hurricane season, with a limited amount of rain expected for the region.

  • ENVIRONMENTAL EMERGENCY:
    Colombia and Guatemala are affected by contamination of rivers that supply water to a considerable number of people. In Colombia the contamination results from oil pollution while Guatemala is still investigating the origin.

30 Jun 2015 description

Key Issues

  • More support needed to address the deteriorating humanitarian context in the country. The net 2015 HRD requirement is still at 41 per cent funded. The relief food caseload is likely to increase following the mid-year review

  • Limited truck availability to move relief food supplies continue to delay the relief operation

29 Jun 2015 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

 3,5 millions de personnes sont actuellement déplacées dans le Sahel, soit deux fois plus qu’en février 2014.

  • Mise à jour sur les déplacements les autres crises au Cameroun.

  • Une radio communautaire en République Centrafricaine contribue à favoriser l'harmonie dans le pays

  • L’épidémie d'Ebola déclarée terminée au Libéria

26 Jun 2015 description
  • Le village de Yébi situé à environ 4 km de Bosso et à plus de 100 km de Diffa, a été attaqué dans la nuit du 23 au 24 juin par des individus à dos de chevaux. Cette attaque est la deuxième enregistrée dans la région de Diffa1 en une semaine.

26 Jun 2015 description
  • The village of Yebi located about 4 km from Bosso and more than 100 km from Diffa town was attacked on the night between 23 and 24 June by individuals who arrived on horses. This attack is the second perpetrated in Diffa within one week.