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17 Apr 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • USD$ 28 million allocated from UN Central Emergency Fund to assist people affected by Boko Haram’s insurgency.

  • Boko Haram, insecurity exert misery in Cameroon’s Far North Region.

  • Millions of people in Ebola-affected countries risk serious food shortages during the June-August lean season.

  • Significant drop in EVD cases recorded in March.

17 Apr 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Government of Kenya calls for the closure of Dadaab refugee camp following terrorist attack in Garissa.

  • Fighting resumes in South Sudan as peace talks stall yet again.

  • Over 20,000 South Sudanese refugees received in neighbouring countries since February 2015.

  • Food security expected to deteriorate from April - June 2015 in most countries in the region.

  • More than 6,500 Burundian refugees flee tensions in Burundi ahead of June 2015 presidential elections.

17 Apr 2015 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • A la date du 14 avril 2015, quatre régions et cinq provinces sont affectées par la grippe aviaire : le Kadiogo dans la région du Centre, le Sanguié et le Boulkiemdé dans la région du Centre Ouest, le Houet dans la région des Hauts Bassins et le Poni dans la région du Sud ouest.

  • Mortalité à la date du 13 avril 2015: 200 000 poules, 2000 pintades, et 55 canards et dindons.

15 Apr 2015 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Malnutrition : situation sérieuse par endroits dans la région de Gao

  • Appui communautaire pour la réouverture des écoles dans la région de Kidal

  • 15 % de la population totale touchés par l'insécurité alimentaire

  • Violences basées sur le genre : 3/4 des cas ne sont pas rapportés

  • Mort d’un travailleur humanitaire dans une attaque

Nouvelles données sur la malnutrition à Gao et Kidal

15 Apr 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Malnutrition: Serious situation in some parts of the region of Gao

  • Community support for the re-opening of schools in the region of Kidal

  • 15% of the total population affected by food insecurity

  • Gender-based violence: 3/4 of cases are not reported

  • One humanitarian worker killed in an attack

New malnutrition data on Gao and Kidal regions

14 Apr 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Two health districts are affected by a meningitis epidemic; 11 are affected by measles.

  • 44 per cent of households interviewed in Diffa during February need immediate food assistance.

  • One quarter of Niger’s population is living in areas affected by a cereal deficit this year.

Meningitis and measles cases increase

14 Apr 2015 description

Según el Informe de Riesgo No. 015-13 del Sistema de Alertas Tempranas (SAT) de la Defensoría del Pueblo de mayo de 2013, cerca de 8.600 habitantes de Tierradentro- zona rural de Monetlíbano (Córdoba), incluyendo sus 17 veredas, viven bajo constante presión y control social por parte de varios actores armados que operan en la zona.

13 Apr 2015 description

South Africa
Violence against foreign nationals continue to be reported in Kwa-Zulu Natal Province. Shops run by foreign nationals have been looted by mobs and in some cases torched. At least 4 people have died in the violence to date, with hundreds of people displaced, according to media reports.

13 Apr 2015 description

Key Issues

  • Additional support in emergency food, shelter, WaSH and health is needed to bolster the Afar flood response.

  • 13,000 people in Minjar Shenkora woreda of North Shewa zone and East Belessa woreda of North Gonder zone immediately need water trucking support.

  • A multi-agency assessment is planned for 14 - 24 April to gauge the level of needs in drought-affected Arsi, West Arsi, Bale, East and West Hararge zones, Oromia region.

12 Apr 2015 description

Early March, the National Emergency Management Agency attested that nearly 1.2 million people are internally displaced (IDPs) in North-East States because of Boko Haram. The insurgency has also prompted 203,000 Nigerians and stranded migrants to escape in neighbouring countries.
While the Nigerians armed forces are making progress in liberating some areas, living conditions are challenging for those where destruction of homes, social infrastructure and resources on which livelihood are based were noticed.

OVERALL DISPLACEMENT

10 Apr 2015 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Des cas d’infections de grippe aviaire confirmés le 31 mars 2015 au Burkina Faso

  • A la date du 31 mars 2015, deux régions et deux provinces sont concernées : le Kadiogo dans la région du Centre et le Sanguié dans la région du Centre ouest

  • Mortalités à la date du 01 avril 2015 : 115.000 volailles

  • Tenue d’une réunion de concertation le mercredi 08 avril 2015 à la FAO

  • Fermeture des frontières ivoiriennes et maliennes et refoulement de 30.000 volailles par la Côte-D’ivoire