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05 Jul 2017 description

Situation Générale en juin 2017 Prévision jusqu'à’mi-août 2017

04 Jul 2017 description
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General Situation during June 2017
Forecast until mid-August 2017

08 Jun 2012 description

This document provides an overview of developments in the Mediterranean Basin and other regions of interest from 22 May — 04 June, with hyperlinks to source material highlighted and underlined in the text. For more information on the topics below or other issues pertaining to the region, please contact the members of the Med Basin Team, or visit our website at www.cimicweb.org.

INSIDE THIS ISSUE

HoA: Land & Sea

North Africa

Northeast Africa

Syria

18 May 2012 description

This document provides an overview of developments in the Mediterranean Basin and other regions of interest from 08 May - 14 May, with hyperlinks to source material highlighted and underlined in the text. For more information on the topics below or other issues pertaining to the region, please contact the members of the Med Basin Team, or visit our website at www.cimicweb.org.

In Focus:

HoA: Land & Sea

North Africa

Northeast Africa

Syria

20 Apr 2012 description

This document provides an overview of developments in the Mediterranean Basin and other regions of interest from 03 - 16 April, with hyperlinks to source material highlighted and underlined in the text. For more information on the topics below or other issues pertaining to the region, please contact the members of the Med Basin Team, or visit our website at www.cimicweb.org.

Inside this issue

In Focus

HoA: Land & Sea

North Africa

Northeast Africa

Syria

05 Mar 2012 description

Time to replicate the ‘mobile miracle’ in broadband

Geneva, 5 March 2012 – New figures released today at ITU’s Connect Arab Summit in Doha, Qatar show that information and communication technology (ICT) uptake continues to accelerate across the Arab region, but underline the need for more effort to be put into rolling out broadband infrastructure to meet burgeoning demand from a young, tech-savvy population.

22 Nov 2011 description

By Berta Acero

CAIRO, 23 November 2011 – The League of Arab States (LAS) and UNISDR move one step closer to a plan of action on disaster risk reduction for the Arab region. The action plan is expected to be endorsed at the first-ever Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Arab region planned for 2012.

Holding a series of consultations with disaster risk reduction experts in the region, UNISDR and LAS are developing the ‘Programme of Action’ to implement the Arab Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction 2020.

17 Jun 2011 description
report World Bank

Submitted by Elena Ianchovichina on June 6, 2011

10 May 2011 description
report UN Children's Fund

AMMAN, 10 May 2011 – UNICEF said today that although a number of countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region have made considerable progress towards improving the health of mothers and children, disparities within these countries persist, making this progress inequitable.

22 Mar 2011 description
report Maplecroft

Lack of stable supplies may lead to future oil price hikes and regional unrest

Extreme water security risks across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) may lead to further increases in global oil prices and heightened political tensions in the future, according to a new study, which rates the region as having the least secure water supplies in the world.

The Water Security Risk Index and map, developed by risk analysis and mapping firm Maplecroft, rates 18 countries at 'extreme risk' with 15 located in …

19 Aug 2009 description
report UN News Service

Comment maintenir l'élan sur le terrain pendant les crises humanitaires lorsque les projecteurs des médias se sont déplacés? C'est un des problèmes majeurs auquel est confronté l'Organisation des Nations Unies.

Les caméras passent d'une chose à une autre, de la transmission d'images fortes de populations affamées, en train de mourir et sans domicile à la nouvelle crise du jour. Et l'attention des donateurs s'envole avec eux.

17 Aug 2009 description
report UN News Service

It is one of the most difficult problems the United Nations faces in tackling humanitarian crises - how to maintain momentum when the media klieg lights have gone elsewhere, or generate it when they were never there in the first place.

The cameras move on from relaying searing footage of the starving masses, the dying and the homeless, they fly off to the next crisis du jour, and donor attention takes flight with them; funding ebbs, but the masses still starve, still die, are still homeless.

"It's an intractable issue, that's for sure," Catherine Bragg, Assistant …

21 Jul 2009 description
report UN News Service

Près de 5 milliards de dollars sont encore nécessaires pour faire face cette année aux crises humanitaires les plus graves à travers le monde, a indiqué mardi le Bureau de la coordination des affaires humanitaires (OCHA), qui se félicite toutefois que 49% des fonds requis aient déjà été reçus.

Le total réclamé par les agences des Nations Unies, l'Organisation internationale pour les migrations et près de 500 organisations non-gouvernementales pour l'année 2009 s'élève désormais à 9,5 milliards de dollars, rappelle l'OCHA.

21 Jul 2009 description

(New York/Geneva, 21 July 2009): Six and a half months into 2009, United Nations agencies, the International Organisation for Migration, and nearly 500 non-governmental organisations (NGOs) still require $4.8 billion to respond to the world's most severe crises through this year's Consolidated and Flash Appeals.

04 Jun 2009 description

Situation Générale en mai 2009

Prévision jusqu'à'mi-juillet 2009

La situation relative au Criquet pèlerin s'est aggravée au Yémen et dans le nord de la Somalie o=F9 des bandes larvaires et des essaims se sont formés vers la fi n mai. Bien que des opérations de lutte aient été montées dans les deux pays ainsi que dans les zones adjacentes d'éthiopie, il existe un risque élevé que d'autres petits essaims se forment d'ici mi-juin dans le nord de la Somalie et au Yémen.

02 Jun 2009 description
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General Situation during May 2009
Forecast until mid-July 2009

06 May 2009 description

Meeting of the Committee of Experts of the 2nd Joint Annual Meetings of the AU Conference of Ministers of Economy and Finance and ECA Conference of Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development

Cairo, Egypt