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Highlights for September
-Increased displacement of civilians in Mali due to armed conflict: According to a report from the Norwegian Refugee Council published on 7 September 2018, close to 50,000 people have fled their homes in northern and central Mali in 2018, due to intercommunal clashes, a rise in armed groups and military operations.
IOM voluntary humanitarian returns from Libya: On 8 August 2018, the International Organization for Migration (IOM), reported that it had facilitated the return of 10,950 stranded migrants from Libya through its Voluntary Humanitarian Return (VHR) Programme, following an important increase in the number of detainees recorded in Libya. Among these, 9,636 were returned to countries in Central and West Africa.
Voluntary Return Assistance by International Organisation for Migration (IOM) Niger: As of July 2018, 8,000 refugees and migrants were rescued during 84 search and rescue operations. 90% of them were rescued near the border towns of Arlit and Assamaka. Half of the refugees and migrants who arrived at IOM Transit points in Niger had no identification documents.
LINKS BETWEEN VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN (VAW) AND VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN (VAC)
Farmers in Western Africa will have the opportunity to grow and sell more crops on the open market following a new investment from the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID).
A £9.04 million investment, from DFID’s Impact Investment Fund managed by the UK’s Development Finance Institution CDC, will help farmers in countries including Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire and Mali improve their food security and income, helping lift them out of poverty.
World Humanitarian Day has been celebrated by over 40 countries worldwide on 19 August since 2009. The day was chosen to commemorate the death of 22 humanitarian workers who, in 2003, were killed when the UN Office in Iraq was bombed.
Among those killed was Sergio Viera de Mello, the UN’s High Commissioner for Human Rights and Special Representative of the Secretary-General to Iraq. His widow, who set up the Sergio Viera de Mello Foundation, fought for 19 August to be recognised as World Humanitarian Day.
The British Government today announced an urgent emergency aid package to help tens of thousands of people affected by the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Liberia and the Ivory Coast.
The UN estimates that more than 660,000 people have fled their homes to escape the violence caused by the ongoing political crisis and are in desperate need of food, clean water, shelter and urgent medical care.
There are also concerns that the violence could spread and destabilise West Africa, creating an even worse humanitarian catastrophe.
In Liberia, where an estimated 90,000 refugees …
- Executive Summary
The Africa Conflict Prevention Programme has gone through a drastic prioritisation process in 2009/10 due to funding cuts. ACPP has maintained its level of engagement in the Horn, the region most affected by conflicts in Africa.
Africa Conflict and Humanitarian Unit (ACHU)
Summary of key findings
- Total spend in 2007/8 was =A3205m, a decline from =A3236m in 2006/7. However using adjusted figures the amount is broadly similar for both years. Both these years' spend was less than the exceptional 2005/6, when it peaked at =A3264m.
- Year on year trend: there has been a 10-15 % decline since the peak spend in 2005/6 of =A3264m.
- The top five recipient countries of DFID humanitarian aid are Sudan, DRC, Zimbabwe, Uganda and Somalia.