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09 Oct 2017 description

I. Points saillants

  • Notification continue de quelques cas sporadiques de dengue par les structures sanitaires

  • Augmentation de l’incidence hebdomadaire de cas de dengue à partir de la semaine n°31 de l’année 2017

  • Depuis le premier jour de l’année jusqu’à la date du 09 octobre 2017, un total de 2304 cas suspects dont 09 décès ont été enregistrés pour tout le pays

  • Au 09 octobre 2017, il a été enregistré 06 cas suspects dont 02 cas probable et 00 décès dans la région du Centre

05 Oct 2017 description

Below-average rain recorded in West Africa, while above-average rain persists over Eastern Africa

  1. Inconsistent and below-normal rainfall since mid-August has increased moisture deficits and led to abnormal dryness for parts of southern Burkina Faso and northern Ghana.

  2. Recent heavy rains have caused the Niger and Benue Rivers in Nigeria to flood. Reports indicate that 100,000 people were displaced by flooding and many crops have been destroyed. Continued rain will keep rivers high.

05 Oct 2017 description
report Inter Press Service

By Magdy Martinez-Soliman and Patrick Keuleers

Magdy Martinez-Soliman is UN Assistant Secretary General & Director of UNDP’s Bureau for Policy and Programme Support & Patrick Keuleers is Director of Governance and Peacebuilding, Bureau for Policy and Programme Support (UNDP).

04 Oct 2017 description

I. EUROPE ET MONDE

L’Espagne condamnée pour avoir immédiatement renvoyé des migrants perati à Melilla

04 Oct 2017 description
infographic UN Children's Fund

After HRP revision, the burden and target for the niger has increased to 309,175 from 247,500. The annual caseload has increased to 2,576,368 from 2,514,693. This has change the annual SAM burden as well to 3,433,979 from 3,372,306.

04 Oct 2017 description

314.0 M required for 2017

86.7 M contributions received, representing 28% of requirements

227.3 M funding gap for West Africa

All figures are displayed in USD

04 Oct 2017 description

89.6 M required for 2017

22.1 M contributions received, representing 25% of requirements

67.5 M funding gap for the Mali Situation

All figures are displayed in USD

04 Oct 2017 description

Highlights in August

• Between February and July 2017, IOM recorded 27,117 refugees and migrants leaving Niger towards North Africa, compared with 221,992 during the same period in 2016. This dramatic decline is largely the result of the increased security in towns along the major route between Niger and Libya. According to IOM, migration routes are currently very diffuse, covering much of the Agadez region in the north of Niger, making identification of migrants, but also the provision of assistance to them, more difficult.

04 Oct 2017 description
infographic Insecurity Insight

This overview document presents incidents reportedly affecting educational workers between January 2016 and June 2017. It includes 83 KIK incidents identified by Insecurity Insight's monitoring of open sources. The actual number of KIK incidents affecting educational workers is undoubtedly higher.

Insecurity Insight's monitoring of open sources identified 83 KIK2 incidents that affected 119 educational workers1 in 19 countries. A high number of incidents were reported in Pakistan (20%, 17 out of 83 incidents) and Afghanistan (14%, 12/83).

04 Oct 2017 description

BURKINA FASO

DENGUE FEVER OUTBREAK DECLARED

The Ministry of Health on 28 September declared a dengue fever outbreak with 1,055 suspected cases and four deaths registered since the start of the year. Cases have been on the rise since late July with the Central region having the highest number of infections. Surveillance has been bolstered since last year’s epidemic in which 2,526 suspected cases and 20 deaths were registered. Rapid diagnostic tests have been provided at health facilities since January 2017.

04 Oct 2017 description

By Firmin Mbala

Maria, a 13 year old survivor who lives in the Sahel region of Burkina Faso, was forced to marry a 70 year old man who already had many wives. She didn’t have the chance to finish her first year of primary school, or have a normal childhood and play with her friends.

04 Oct 2017 description

I. Points saillants

  • Notification continue de quelques cas sporadiques de dengue par les structures sanitaires

  • Augmentation de l’incidence hebdomadaire de cas de dengue à partir de la semaine n°31 de l’année 2017

  • Depuis le premier jour de l’année jusqu’à la date du 04 octobre 2017, un total de 1591 cas suspects dont 6 décès ont été enregistrés pour tout le pays

  • Au 04 octobre 2017, il a été enregistré 25 cas suspects dont 17 cas probables et 00 décès dans la région du Centre

03 Oct 2017 description

Executive Committee of the High Commissioner’s Programme

Update on UNHCR’s operations in Africa

A. Situational analysis including new developments

03 Oct 2017 description

MISE EN OEUVRE DU PLAN D’ACTION DE BANJUL

Adhésion aux Conventions internationales portant sur l’apatridie (Objectif. 1.1)

03 Oct 2017 description

IMPLEMENTATION OF THE BANJUL ACTION PLAN

Accession to International Conventions on Statelessness (Goal. 1.1)

  • Burkina Faso acceded to the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness on 3 August 2017, marking an important milestone for the country in its commitment to eradicate statelessness as well as for the region, where 12 of the 15 ECOWAS Member States are now party to both the 1954 and 1961 Conventions.

National Legislation Reforms (Goal 1.3)

03 Oct 2017 description

Dans le cadre du processus de retour volontaire de migrants burkinabè de la Libye, la Croix-Rouge burkinabè a répondu à une sollicitation de l’Organisation internationale pour les migrations (OIM) pour porter assistance à ces derniers. Des volontaires de la Société Nationale ont donc appuyé les équipes en place lors du retour de ces rapatriés le 13 septembre 2017.