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08 Dec 2016 description

La situation épidémiologique de cette semaine a été caractérisée par la notification d’un (1) cas de tétanos néonatal non suivi de décès par la région de Sikasso (district sanitaire de Koutiala). Le cas a été investigué. Les résultats de la riposte contre le tétanos néonatal dans l’aire de santé de Bongosso (district sanitaire de Koutiala) chez les femmes en âge de procréer font état de 560 vaccinées, soit une couverture de 87%. Télécharger la situation épidémiologique pour plus de détails.

08 Dec 2016 description
  • 100 UN peacekeepers killed in operation costing almost $1 bln/yr

  • Government and rebels in no rush to implement peace deal

  • Security forces remain dependent on foreign firepower

By Tim Cocks

BAMAKO, Dec 8 (Reuters) - Last week, the offices of the U.N. peacekeeping mission in the desert city of Gao in northern Mali were flattened by a truck bomb. On Tuesday, just five suspected Islamist militants succeeded in freeing 93 inmates from a jail in the town of Niono.

07 Dec 2016 description

(Dakar, le 7 décembre 2016): Les Nations Unies et les organisations non-gouvernementales partenaires ont lancé aujourd’hui, à Dakar, un appel de fonds d’un total de 2,66 milliards de dollars US afin d’apporter une aide d’urgence à 15 millions de personnes dans le besoin à travers huit pays de la région du Sahel.

07 Dec 2016 description

(Dakar, 7 December 2016): The United Nations and non-governmental partner organizations launched today in Dakar a US$ 2.66 billion appeal for aid to provide lifesaving assistance to 15 million people across eight countries in the Sahel region.

07 Dec 2016 description

Immense challenges face 150 million people across the Sahel. These include violent extremism, climate change and abject poverty, and a fourth – the demographic explosion that will see the region’s population double in the next twenty years – exacerbates the situation still further. Concerted action in terms of peace and security, trade, development, human rights and humanitarian action are required to help the region’s communities and their governments avert greater insecurity, poverty and migration, and instead reach a more stable and prosperous future.

07 Dec 2016 description

Aperçu

La situation sécuritaire reste volatile sur les régions nord et centre du pays. La criminalité et le terrorisme constituent des menaces réelles contre les populations. A noter aussi la persistance des braquages ciblant aussi bien les humanitaires que les convois commerciaux. Au 30 septembre, le Plan de Réponse Humanitaire (HRP Mali) n’était financé qu’à 29%.

04 Dec 2016 description

Mlians voted last week to appoint 12,000 local officials. This seems to indicate progress in the conflict-afflicted country, considering that the polls have been postponed four times since 2014. Yet the effective establishment of interim authorities designated by government and the groups who signed Mali’s 2015 peace agreement continues to be delayed in northern regions.

02 Dec 2016 description
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The IOM Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) has started tracking the movement of migrants in the regions of Gao and Segou (in Benena). Migrants, mostly from different sub-Saharan countries and West Africa in particular, travel long distances often facing harsh conditions and spending lots of money to reach their final destination.

Most of the migrants are believed to travel through the capital city, Bamako, to the strategically located town of Gao and Benena border, before heading towards Algeria, Niger or Libya, and finaly reach Europe for some of them.

01 Dec 2016 description

Millet, rice, and sorghum constitute the basic staple foods for the majority of the Malian population. Millet has traditionally been the most widely consumed, but since 2005 rice has become a popular substitute in urban households. Sorghum is generally more important for rural than urban households. Markets included are indicative of local conditions within their respective regions. Ségou is one of the most important markets for both the country and region because it is located in a very large grain production area.

01 Dec 2016 description

West Africa can be divided into three agro-ecological zones or three different trade basins (West Basin, Central Basin and East Basin). Both important for understanding market behavior and dynamics.

29 Nov 2016 description
report Human Rights Watch

Many More Victims of 2012-13 Abuses Await Justice

(Dakar, November 29, 2016) – The trial of the leader of the 2012 coup in Mali, Gen. Amadou Haya Sanogo, and 17 co-defendants, including other members of the Malian army, is set to begin on November 30, 2016, in the southern Malian town of Sikasso. The defendants are accused of the 2012 abduction and killing of 21 elite “Red Berets,” who were detained and forcibly disappeared between April 30 and May 1, 2012, after being accused of involvement in an April 30 counter-coup against Sanogo and his loyalists.

29 Nov 2016 description
infographic UN Population Fund

This infographic snapshot provides an overview of national level data for more than 150 indicators covering the full scope of HIV and SRHR linkages including: key connections; enabling environment (policy and legal); health systems; integrated service delivery; a focus on adolescents and youth; and a focus on key populations.

29 Nov 2016 description

Highlights

  • WFP continued to provide seasonal assistance and emergency support to 150,000 food insecure people and to displaced households and host communities affected by conflict.

  • A national assessment on food and nutrition security carried out in September 2016 assesses that 25 percent of the Malian population is food insecure, while 11.5 percent of children suffer from acute malnutrition according to the Standardized Monitoring and Assessment of Relief and Transitions (SMART) survey.

28 Nov 2016 description

POINTS CLES

  • La saison des pluies de cette année a produit plus de biomasse que la moyenne, mais la situation est moins favorable que celle de 2015.

  • Les anomalies à court terme (pluriannuelles) restent préoccupantes dans de nombreux domaines, même si la moyenne de production de 2016 est supérieure à la moyenne.

  • Les poches déficitaires de biomasse sont présent malgré une pluviométrie globalement excédentaire et début de saison favorable dans leur zones respectives.

28 Nov 2016 description

Qu’est ce que la biomasse?

La biomasse est une mesure de la production de la végétation, précisément de la matière sèche (MS) exprimée en kilogramme, par jour et par hectare. Le terme « matière sèche » est utilisé pour décrire toute forme de végétation au dessus du sol, sans comptabiliser son contenu en eau. Pour une analyse de la situation pastorale, la MS représente un moyen efficace pour mesurer de manière normalisée la disponibilité en ressources fourragères.

27 Nov 2016 description

La situation épidémiologique de cette semaine a été caractérisée par une accalmie pour les maladies sous surveillance. Par ailleurs aucun cas suspect de dengue n’a été notifié. A ce propos, il y a eu  la tenue d’une réunion d’information et d’échange sur la Dengue au Ministère de la Santé et de l’Hygiène Publique avec tous les acteurs conformément au concept de « One Health ». Télécharger la situation épidémiologique pour plus de détails