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Most read reports
- UNHCR: Cameroon: Locations of UNHCR persons of concern (December 2019). 16 Jan 2020
- UNHCR: Cameroon: Yaounde - Map of urban refugees and asylum seekers by area of residence (December 2019). 17 Jan 2020
- UNHCR: Cameroon: Douala - Map of urban refugees and asylum seekers by area of residence (December 2019). 16 Jan 2020
- IOM: DTM Rapport sur le suivi des flux de populations, Cameroun - Kousseri - Dashboard # 2, Période : Décembre 2019. 14 Jan 2020
- Gates Foundation: Expansion of the Saving Maternal and Newborn Lives in Refugee Settings Project (Cameroon, Niger, Chad): Summary of Baseline Assessment. 10 Jan 2020
La persistance de l’insécurité accroît les besoins humanitaires tout en réduisant l’accès aux populations vulnérables
Continuing insecurity increases humanitarian needs while reducing access to vulnerable populations
From 6 – 12 January 2020, a total of 3,071 movements were recorded, composed of 2,400 arrivals and 671 departures. Arrivals were recorded at locations in Maiduguri Metropolitan Council, Askira/Uba, Bama, Biu, Damboa, Dikwa, Gwoza, Hawul, Jere, Konduga, Mafa, Mobbar, Monguno and Ngala Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Borno State. Arrivals were also recorded in Fufore, Girei, Gombi, Hong, Madagali, Michika, Mubi North, Mubi South, Numan, Song, Yola North and Yola South LGAs of Adamawa State.
Western Africa again dominated reported fatalities in the continent last week, with significant militant attacks on military bases recorded in the Sahel countries of Niger and Mali, as well as ongoing militant activity Nigeria. In Cameroon, Ambazonian separatists staged political kidnappings in an attempt to interrupt the upcoming elections. In the Democratic Republic of Congo, the FARDC made strong gains against insurgencies in the country’s east. In North Africa, the Libyan National Army (LNA) made a significant advance in the ongoing conflict, with the capture of Sirte.
Fuel restriction remains an operational impediment particularly for the humanitarian hub in Banki and the INGO-supported Monguno General Hospital.
Challenges in the movement of humanitarian convoys as a result of competing demands between security-related operations and provision of security escorts have slowed down delivery of humanitarian supplies to affected population.
862 Persons of concern assisted to return home on voluntary repatriation in 2019
UNHCR and Partner for Livelihoods, ADRA Ghana, win Municipal Best Institution in Agriculture for agricultural activities in Egyeikrom Camp.
German Ambassador to Ghana interacts with some beneficiaries of the German Scholarship program for Refugees known as DAFI
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R2P Monitor is a bimonthly bulletin applying the atrocity prevention lens to populations at risk of mass atrocities around the world. Issue 49 looks at developments in Afghanistan, China, Myanmar (Burma), Syria, Yemen, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mali and Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Iraq, Libya, Nigeria, South Sudan and Venezuela.
A STUDY FINANCED BY GERMANY’S FEDERAL FOREIGN OFFICE
The majority of people who flee their homes to escape conflict, violence and disasters do not cross an international border. Of the 70.8 million people forcibly displaced around the world, 41.3 million – close to six out of ten – are internally displaced people.
Political and security developments
CONTEXTE ET MÉTHODOLOGIE - L’OIM travaille avec les autorités nationales, locales et des partenaires locaux dans le but de mieux comprendre les mouvements migratoires à travers l’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre. Le suivi des flux de populations est une activité qui vise à quantifier les flux, à identifier les tendances, à définir les profils des voyageurs et à retracer les routes migratoires sur un point d’entrée, de transit ou de sortie donné.
Ouvert depuis juillet 2013 pour répondre à l’afflux massif des réfugiés nigérians vers le Cameroun, le camp de Minawao continu de recevoir en moyenne plus de 627 nouveaux arrivants par mois. Le nombre total de nouveaux arrivants (7,522) en 2019 ajouté à la croissance naturelle de l’année a porté la population totale du camp au 31 Décembre 2019 à plus de 61,897 réfugiés nigérians.
This Weekly Bulletin focuses on public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 68 events in the region. This week’s main articles cover key new and ongoing events, including:
Access to quality health services is essential for women and newborns in refugee contexts. In times of conflict, displacement, or humanitarian emergency, neonatal and maternal health is often compromised and the availability of maternal, newborn, and family planning services becomes even more important.