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17 Jul 2018 description

CAMEROON

SUSPECTED CHOLERA CASES NEAR 50, SIX DEAD

Forty-nine suspected cholera cases and six deaths have been reported in North and Central regions of Cameroon, according to the Health Ministry. The cases were first reported in May in North region. The authorities and humanitarian actors are working to curb the spread of the infection.
Epidemiological surveillance, treatment and preventive measures are underway. Seventyfive community health workers are to be trained and a multi-sector response is being organised.

25 Jun 2018 description

CERF announces new findings in latest Results Report

Claudia Hargarten June 26, 2018

A new Results Report takes stock of how a US$439 million humanitarian investment from more than 50 donors delivered life-saving assistance to over 22 million people facing the consequences of natural disasters and conflict around the world.

25 Jun 2018 description

CAMEROUN
LE GOUVERNEMENT LANCE UN PLAN DE SECOURS POUR LES RÉGIONS À L'OUEST DU PAYS

25 Jun 2018 description

CAMEROON
GOVERNMENT LAUNCHES RELIEF PLAN FOR WESTERN REGIONS
On 18 May, the Government launched an 18-month emergency humanitarian assistance plan for the conflict-hit North-West and SouthWest regions. The US$22.6 million plan is to provide lifesaving assistance and implement early recovery activities focusing on socioeconomic reintegration, promotion of social cohesion and rehabilitation of damaged infrastructure. Around 160,000 people have been displaced by violence in the regions and more than 20,000 have fled to neighbouring Nigeria.

28 Sep 2017 description

CERF enables fast, flexible and needs-based support for people affected by humanitarian emergencies. The UN General Assembly established the fund in 2005 to provide timely assistance in crises. Since its operational launch in 2006, CERF has developed a reputation for its ability to kick-start humanitarian action, scale up the response to emergencies and serve as a lifeline for people struggling to survive in the world’s most underfunded crises.

11 Apr 2017 description
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Tchad

DE FORTES PLUIES TUENT TROIS PERSONNES ET DÉTRUISENT DES MAISONS

De fortes pluies dans la région de Mandoul, au sud, ont tué trois personnes et ont endommagé plus de 180 maisons. Une équipe du Service aux affaires sociales du pays se trouve dans la région pour évaluer les dégâts et fournir de l'aide. L’aide alimentaire et aux moyens de subsistance, ainsi que les abris sont les principaux besoins.

REPUBLIQUE CENTRAFRICAINE

LE FEU DÉTRUIT UN SITE DE DÉPLACÉS À KAGA BANDORO

11 Apr 2017 description

Chad

HEAVY RAINS KILL THREE, WRECK HOUSES

Recent heavy rains in southern Mandoul region killed three people and damaged more than 180 houses. A team from the country’s Social Affairs Services is in the region to assess the damage and provide assistance. Food, shelter and livelihood assistance are the main needs.

Central Africa Republic

FIRE DESTROYS IDP SITE IN KAGA BANDORO

06 Apr 2017 description

Abidjan, le 6 avril 2017 : La plateforme humanitaire du secteur privé de Côte d’Ivoire a été inaugurée ce jeudi 6 avril à Abidjan par Madame Mariatou Koné, Ministre de la Famille, de la Protection de l’Enfant et de la Solidarité et M. Babacar Cissé, Coordonnateur Humanitaire en Côte d’Ivoire. C’est la première plateforme de ce genre en Afrique de l’Ouest. Elle regroupe les entreprises qui ont manifesté leur intérêt à contribuer à l’action humanitaire, à la prévention et à la gestion des risques.

17 Mar 2017 description

INTRODUCTION

At the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) in Istanbul in May 2016, global leaders came together to express their commitment to place people at the centre of decision-making and action. In doing so, they reaffirmed that the scale of current humanitarian issues required greater international cooperation. The Summit triggered a major shift in how the global community will work closer together to prevent and respond to human suffering.

THE ROAD TO A NEW WAY OF WORKING…