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29 Jul 2016 description


The 2015-16 El Niño event has resulted in the worst drought in much of southern Africa in 35 years. is has had a catastrophic e ect on the food security of millions of people across the region. Beyond a food security crisis, the region has wider humanitarian needs that result from water scarcity, including impacts on access to water and sanitation, education, health services and livelihoods.

28 Jul 2016 description


  • Plus de 69 000 personnes ont été obligées de se déplacer à la suite des attaques de Yébi et de Bosso en mai et juin 2016.
  • Plus de 966 000 personnes ont reçu de l’assistance alimentaire dans le pays depuis janvier.
  • Près de 30 000 personnes sont affectées par les inondations.

Diffa : Des besoins croissants, des ressources limitées

Les attaques de mai et juin ont entrainé le déplacement de plus de 69 000 personnes

28 Jul 2016 description

Flash Update No. 1 – Emergencia sanitaria en comunidad indígena de El Dovio

Cerca de 372 indígenas embera chamí, entre ellos 200 niños y niñas, viven en críticas condiciones de albergue, alimentación y saneamiento en una finca en zona rural de El Dovio.La Alcaldía se declaró en emergencia sanitaria y activó la formulación de un plan de acción que convocó a entidades estatales el 25 de julio para dar una respuesta integral.

28 Jul 2016 description


  • Refugee returns from Kenya to Somalia continue
  • Post-Gu assessment projects a gloomy food security outlook
  • AWD/cholera cases decline due to robust response
  • Humanitarian funding to Somalia declines but needs remain high

Refugees continue to trickle back home

Some 11,000 Somalis return from Kenya in the first half of 2016

28 Jul 2016 description


  • Over 120 cases of Acute Jaundice Syndrome in Sortony, North Darfur.

  • Funding challenges for mobile health clinics supporting IDPs in Blue Nile State.

  • South Sudanese refugees in East Darfur to be relocated.

  • Almost 43,000 people affected by rains and flooding in parts of Sudan.


Displaced people in Sudan (as of Dec 2015) - Up to 3.2 million

Displaced people in Darfur (as of Dec 2015) - Up to 2.6 million

28 Jul 2016 description
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Needs of people across the Lake Chad Basin are amongst the highest in the world and, as national and local capacities to address the situation have become ever more stretched, the time has come most urgently to increase international aid in the region.

27 Jul 2016 description

As delivered

Thank you for joining me today.

I have just returned from visiting Madagascar and Malawi, where I saw first-hand the impact of the devastating and widespread drought on Southern Africa.

Before that, I took part in a key donor meeting on 14 July in London, on the effects of El Niño in Southern Africa. The impact of the current El Niño is felt globally, affecting over 60 million people.

26 Jul 2016 description

Burkina Faso : 4 morts, des milliers de personnes affectées par les inondations

Les 19 et 20 juillet, des inondations provoquées par des pluies torrentielles dans quatre régions, dont la capitale Ouagadougou, ont tué quatre personnes et affecté des milliers d'autres. Les autorités ont mis en place une cellule pour surveiller l'impact des pluies et activé le Comité national de secours d'urgence et de réhabilitation pour aider les personnes touchées par les inondations.

26 Jul 2016 description

Burkina Faso: Floods kill four, affect thousands

Floods triggered by torrential rains in four regions, including the capital Ouagadougou killed four people and affected thousands others on 19 and 20 July. The authorities have set up a cell to monitor the impact of the rains and activated the national emergency relief and rehabilitation committee to assist those affected by the floods.

26 Jul 2016 description
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El Banco de Desarrollo de América Latina (CAF) otorgó un préstamo por US$100 millones a Ecuador para apoyar en las gestiones de atención a los damnificados por el terremoto en la reconstrucción y readecuación de la infraestructura urbana y vivienda. El monto será canalizado para atender a 7,900 familias (alrededor de 40,000 personas) con la instalación de nuevos asentamientos.
Banco de Desarrollo de América Latina.


26 Jul 2016 description


The Development Bank of Latin America (CAF) granted a US$100 million loan to support people affected by the earthquake with the reconstruction of houses and urban infrastructure. Some 7,900 families (around 40,000 people) will be receive new homes.
Development Bank of Latin America


25 Jul 2016 description

Key Issues

  • Improved food security in some areas allowed for a reduction in nutrition hotspot classification
  • El Niño-induced flooding and inter-clan conflict has contributed to the rise of internally displaced people (IDP) in Ethiopia, leaving over ten thousand internally displaced households need emergency shelter and NFIs

Ethiopia is responding to an El Niño-caused drought emergency

The El Niño global climatic event wreaked havoc on Ethiopia’s 2015 spring and summer rains driving food insecurity, malnutrition and water shortages in …