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28 Sep 2017 description

MAIN FINDINGS DURING AUGUST 2017

1,477 Incoming individuals recorded at Mali FMPs *

4,735 Outgoing individuals recorded at Mali FMPs *

9 active FMPs in Mali

Assessment type : 7/7 days

27 Sep 2017 description

Les oiseaux granivores envahissent les productions céréalières dans le nord du pays

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  • Depuis la troisième décade du mois d’aout, l’activité de la mousson est dans l’ensemble régulière avec des cumuls pluviométriques saisonniers (RFE) du premier avril au vingt septembre variant entre 400 mm à l’extrême nord et 1200 mm dans le sud et dans les extrêmes est et ouest du pays. Cela favorise le bon développement des stades végétatifs des cultures dominés par la floraison et la maturation.

25 Sep 2017 description
report Monaco Red Cross

The Monaco Red Cross is launching an appeal for solidarity to help curb one of the widest food crises which is currently rife in Africa

22 Sep 2017 description
report UN News Service

21 septembre 2017 – Le Burkina Faso a qualifié jeudi la lutte contre le terrorisme de « priorité nationale » et a déclaré s'atteler à l'accélération de la mise en opération de la Force conjointe du G-5 Sahel (Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Tchad et Mauritanie) pour y faire face.

22 Sep 2017 description

River flooding and above-average rainfall continue in Nigeria and Sudan

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Since early August, above-average seasonal rainfall caused flooding in some areas. With well above-average moisture conditions, additional rain in September may trigger flooding in parts of Senegal,
    The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, and Sierra Leone.

21 Sep 2017 description

Today, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green announced that the U.S. President's Malaria Initiative (PMI), led by USAID and implemented together with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), will launch new country programs in Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Niger, and Sierra Leone, and expand its existing program in Burkina Faso.

21 Sep 2017 description

El informe de la FAO indica un repunte de las cosechas en la mayoría de los países de bajos ingresos con déficit de alimentos

21 Sep 2017 description

Le rapport de la FAO souligne la hausse des récoltes dans les pays aux plus faibles revenus et plus importants déficits vivriers

21 Sep 2017 description

Conflicts drag down food security amid growing global food output

FAO report notes rebounding harvests in most low-income food-deficit countries

21 September 2017, Rome-- Robust harvests in Latin America and rebounding agricultural conditions in Southern Africa are on course to improve the global food supply situation, but ongoing civil conflicts and climate-related shocks are affecting progress towards hunger reduction, according to the new edition of FAO's Crop Prospects and Food Situation report.

21 Sep 2017 description
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The Global Hunger Index (GHI) is designed to comprehensively measure and track hunger globally and by country and region. Calculated each year by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), the GHI highlights successes and failures in hunger reduction and provides insights into the drivers of hunger. By raising awareness and understanding of regional and country differences in hunger, the GHI aims to trigger actions to reduce hunger.

21 Sep 2017 description

314.0 M required for 2017

83.3 M contributions received, representing 26% of requirements

230.7 M funding gap for West Africa

All figures are displayed in USD

21 Sep 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

19 Sep 2017 description

Following violent attacks and intimidation, more than 3 200 people have left several villages in the commune of Nassoumbou (province of Soum). They have sought refuge in Djibo, capital of the province, and even further south. Food and non-food items have been distributed by the ICRC to 6 000 people, including IDPs and host families.

Some 16 000 people have been affected by floods. The government entity for emergency response has provided relief assistance to the affected populations.

19 Sep 2017 description

19.09.2017 07:43
The Danish government has decided to strengthen its already comprehensive efforts in the West African Sahel-region, in order to address terrorism and irregular migration to Europe. With the collapse of Libya, developments in the Sahel-region affect Europe and Denmark more directly. Today the region is the primary route for migrants from West Africa to Europe. Moreover, the countries in the Sahel are faced with an increasing threat from terrorist groups such as the West African branch of the Al Qaeda.