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West and Central Africa Region: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot, 14 - 22 April 2014

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (CAR)
MUSLIMS BLOCKED FROM FLEEING TO CAMEROON; 540 FLEE TO CHAD
UN reports that armed militias are blocking the main roads used by Muslim civilians fleeing CAR for Cameroon, and attacking evacuees; an estimated 14,000 Muslims remain trapped in Boda, surrounded by anti-Balaka armed groups threatening the minority population; 540 Muslims previously trapped in Bossangoa were relocated to Chad through an inter-agency organized escorted convoy.

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Pakistan + 1 other
Pakistan: Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 22 April 2014)

COMPLEX EMERGENCY IN KP AND FATA

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Colombia: Boletín Humanitario Mensual Número 25 | 1 – 30 Marzo 2014

En este número:

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Kick-starting food aid

By November 2013, with 1.8 million people in need of food aid, Malawi’s humanitarian community faced a dilemma.

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Chad + 1 other
Tchad Bulletin Humanitaire Numéro 02 | Mars 2014

FAITS SAILLANTS

 Plus de 93 000 personnes ont fui la RCA au Tchad depuis décembre 2013.

 L’imminente saison des pluies requiert une amélioration des abris et de l'assainissement dans les sites de transit pour empêcher l'apparition de maladies.

 Le gouvernement du Tchad a prolongé la durée maximale de séjour dans les sites de transit de dix jours à un an.

 Plus des cas de rougeole ont été signalés au premier trimestre de 2014, comparé à toute l’année 2013.

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Mali + 8 others
Sahel Crisis 2014: Funding Status as of 15 April 2014

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Pakistan: Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 25 | 21 March – 18 April 2014

Partners are currently reaching only 25 per cent of the estimated 130,000 children who require life-saving nutrition support drought-affected Tharparkar and surrounding districts in Sindh.

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Chad + 1 other
Chad Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 02 | March 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Over 93,000 people have fled the Central African Republic for Chad since December 2013.

  • The impending rainy season requires improved shelter and sanitation in transit sites to prevent the outbreak of diseases.

  • The Government of Chad has extended the maximum duration of stay for returnees in transit sites from ten days to one year. It is identifying more appropriate sites to host them during this time.

  • More measles cases have been reported in the first quarter of 2014 than in all of 2013.

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Haiti: Humanitarian Dashboard (January - March 2014)

SITUATION OVERVIEW

Between January and March 2014, the key humanitarian concern revolved around the deterioration of the food security in the North-West Department. This is the result of the combined effects of the lack of viable coping mechanisms due to the extreme poverty of the population and the poor spring and winter harvest as well as the prolonged drought since November 2013. An estimated 143,000 people are affected by this situation.

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Messages clefs : Atelier sur l’Accès et l’Espace humanitaire au Mali

La situation sécuritaire, politique et humanitaire qui prévaut actuellement au Nord du Mali et les difficultés opérationnelles liées à la diversité des acteurs qui travaillent sur le même espace - civils et militaires, nationaux et internationaux, ont conduit à l’organisation d’un atelier sur l’accès et l’espace humanitaire.

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Colombia: Monthly Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 25 | 1 – 30 March 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Cauca, the most affected by displacement and armed actions in 2014

  • March 2014, the most violent month since the beginning of the year

  • Protection and humanitarian concerns persist in Buenaventura

  • Dry season hinders humanitarian access

  • HCT improve monitoring of CERF and ERF

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Nigeria + 6 others
West and Central Africa Region: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot, 8– 14 April 2014

CAMEROON
7,000 NEW ARRIVALS FROM CAR
The influx of refugees from CAR continues with some 7,000 arrivals since the previous week. The number of entry points increased following violence near the former main crossings at Garoua Boulai and Kenzou. Many refugees arrive exhausted and with injuries. In 2014, Cameroon has received almost 70,000 CAR refugees.

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Mali + 8 others
Sahel Crisis 2014: Funding Status as of 11 April 2014

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Mali Bulletin humanitaire, mars 2014

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Plus de 1,5 million de personnes sont touchées par l’insécurité alimentaire sévère.

  • Environ 172 000 élèves sont inscrits dans les écoles du nord pour l’année scolaire 2013/2014.

  • Une enquête conduite auprès d’environ 4 000 personnes à Tombouctou montre que 78 pour cent d’entre elles restent affectées psychologiquement par le conflit.

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Humanitarian Bulletin Mali March 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • More than 1.5 million people are affected by severe food insecurity.

  • Approximately 172,000 pupils enrolled in the north during the 2013/2014 school year.

  • A survey of almost 4,000 people in Timbuktu indicated that 78 per cent are still psychologically affected by the conflict.

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Nigeria + 12 others
West and Central Africa: Humanitarian Bulletin - March 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

· Two-week increase in IDPs in Bangui, from 177,000 to 203,500. Total in CAR stands at 628,500.

· Over 325,000 CAR refugees in neighbouring Cameroon, Chad, DRC and Congo, more than 89,700 since December 2013.

· Threatening situation for at least 15,000 Muslims, trapped in Bangui and other areas in CAR.

· More than250,000 IDPs in north-eastern Nigeria, according to NEMA assessment.

· 157 suspected cases of Ebola including 101 deaths reported in Guinea as of 7 April.

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Haïti Bulletin humanitaire - Numéro 39, Mars 2014

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • La communauté humanitaire vient en aide aux populations affectées par la sécheresse et l’insécurité alimentaire dans le Nord-Ouest ;

  • Environ 137 000 personnes résident encore dans 243 camps de déplacés. Une diminution de plus de 9 000 personnes a été constatée durant la période de janvier à mars 2014 ;

  • La lutte contre le choléra se poursuit : inauguration de centres de traitement et réhabilitation des structures d’eau et d’assainissement ;

  • Haïti et la région Caraïbes se préparent à faire face aux tsunamis ;

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Burkina Faso + 1 other
Burkina Faso : Rapport trimestriel de coordination humanitaire -1er trimestre 2014

Ce rapport présente la situation humanitaire des mois de Janvier, février et mars 2014. Il a été produit sur la base des informations collectées auprès des partenaires humanitaires.

I. Bref aperçu de la situation humanitaire

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Chile + 5 others
REDLAC Nota Semanal sobre Emergencias - América Latina y el Caribe Año 7 - Volumen 350

Destacados

  • CHILE: 900,000 personas evacuadas por alerta de tsunami atrás terremoto.

  • BOLIVIA: Mas de 337,100 afectados por lluvias.

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Chile + 5 others
REDLAC Weekly Note on Emergencies Latin America & the Caribbean - Year 7 - Volume 350

Highlights

 CHILE: 900,000 people evacuated for a tsunami alert after an 8.2 earthquake.

 BOLIVIA: More than 337,100 people affected by rains.

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