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20 Jul 2018 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Augmentation des incidents sécuritaires à Mopti et à Ménaka

  • Plus de 8 000 réfugiés et demandeurs d’asile burkinabè et nigériens au Mali

  • De nouvelles tendances migratoires observées

  • 735 écoles fermées dans le nord et le centre du pays

  • L’appel de fonds humanitaire financé à 35 pour cent à la fin du premier semestre

L’insécurité continue d’affecter les civils au nord et au centre du pays

20 Jul 2018 description

Dans sa dynamique de lutte contre les cas d’abus de l’emblème croix rouge sur fond blanc, la Croix-Rouge burkinabè (CRBF) a organisé une session d’information et de sensibilisation le mercredi 11 juillet 2018 à Kaya au profit de 20 éléments des forces de défense et de sécurité. Ces derniers se sont engagés à accompagner la Société nationale dans sa mission.

20 Jul 2018 description

In Numbers
954,000 people affected
380,785 children with moderate acute malnutrition
603,890 WFP planned beneficiaries
WFP Funding Requirements: $41.9M
WFP Funding confirmed: $14.3M

Highlights

• The response for the lean season was launched on 11 June 2018 by the Minister in charge of Agriculture and WFP Country Director, in Pobé Mengao, Soum province (Sahel region).

19 Jul 2018 description

Torrential rains trigger flooding in Nigeria

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. During mid-July, torrential rains in Nigeria triggered floods, damages to infrastructure and fatalities in the Ogun and Katsina states. Heavy rainfall is forecast to continue over northern Nigeria during the next seven days.

Heavy rainfall continues over the Sahel region

19 Jul 2018 description

The H6 Partnership builds on the progress made towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and contributes to the collaboration required to support countries as they move forward to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It focuses on 75 high burden countries where more than 85 per cent of all maternal and child deaths occur, including the 49 lowest income countries.

19 Jul 2018 description

Highlights

  • WFP declared a pre-emptive L3 Emergency in the Sahel region on June 6, 2018.
    Distributions for June are as follows:
    o Burkina Faso reached 108,767 people with food assistance
    o Chad reached 397,503 people with food assistance in June
    o Mali reached 625,931 people during June distributions
    o Mauritania completed distributions for 102,511 people in June
    o While Niger assisted 591,850 people.

18 Jul 2018 description

L’approvisionnement des marchés bien qu’inférieur à la moyenne démurera suffisant pour satisfaire la demande

MESSAGES CLÉS

18 Jul 2018 description

Over 89,000 people in ten countries will benefit from eleven projects totaling $4.2 million committed by Canadian Foodgrains Bank in June.

The projects are being implemented by Foodgrains Bank members Emergency Relief and Development Overseas, Mennonite Central Committee Canada, Tearfund Canada and World Renew, in collaboration with their local partners.

One project, in northern Nigeria, is responding to the devastation caused by the Boko Haram fundamentalist group.

18 Jul 2018 description
  • Avancer dans la mise en œuvre de modalités d’intervention innovantes et flexibles

  • Accélérer les résultats de développement dans les pays du G5 Sahel

18/07/2018

18 Jul 2018 description

Mënschen hëllefen : agir au profit des plus vulnérables

18.07.2018

La Croix-Rouge luxembourgeoise a dévoilé son rapport d’activité 2017. Au-delà du bilan de l’année passée, cette présentation a été l’occasion de revenir sur des événements marquants et de tracer des perspectives sur les actions en cours.

18 Jul 2018 description
report ECOWAS

Abuja, 17th July 2018. The Migration Dialogue for West Africa (MIDWA) which was inaugurated by the Commission of the Economic community of West African States (ECOWAS) has commenced its second annual meeting of thematic working groups in order to deliberate on border management, immigration data and the return and reintegration of migrants in the region.

18 Jul 2018 description
report UN Security Council

En dépit de cycles électoraux couronnés de succès dans plusieurs pays de la région, l’Afrique de l’Ouest et le Sahel continuent de vivre sous la triple menace du terrorisme, des changements climatiques et d’une gouvernance défaillante, a déclaré, cet après-midi, devant le Conseil de sécurité, le Représentant spécial du Secrétaire général et Chef du Bureau des Nations Unies pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest (UNOWA), M. Mohamed Ibn Chambas.

17 Jul 2018 description
report UN Security Council

SC/13426

SECURITY COUNCIL
8313TH MEETING (PM)

Recent developments in West Africa and the Sahel have been characterized by both volatility and democratic gains, the top United Nations official in the region told the Security Council today, warning that the latter “are not immune from reversal” and could be negatively impacted by the former.

17 Jul 2018 description

Emergency preparedness saves lives, reduces the impact of crises on vulnerable people's livelihoods and is much more cost-effective than repeated humanitarian action. This story shows how WFP's early warning analysis led to early action in the Sahel.