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24 Apr 2018 description

Heavy rainfall and flooding continues in Kenya, Somalia, and costal Tanzania

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Due to poor rainfall since November western Namibia is in a severe drought. Conditions may worsen as limited rain is forecast next week.

  2. In southwestern Madagascar, an uneven and inadequate rainfall distribution since the start of the rainfall season has resulted in severe drought. Drought conditions are likely to persist.

23 Apr 2018 description

OVERVIEW

The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 61 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, including:

Cholera in Congo
Cholera in Zimbabwe
Lassa fever in Nigeria
Humanitarian crisis in South Sudan
Humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

23 Apr 2018 description

DURING THE REPORTING PERIOD:

4,595 STRANDED MIGRANTS RETURNED HOME VIA CHARTERED FLIGHTS

439 STRANDED MIGRANTS RETURNED HOME VIA COMMERCIAL FLIGHTS

23 Apr 2018 description

In Numbers

43,000 beneficiaries targeted for Nutrition support
30,000 adolescent girls receive take-home rations as incentive for school attendance
10,000 smallholder farmers targeted for capacity strengthening and market linkages
US$ 0.17m cash based transfers made US$ 5.1m six months (April-Sept 2018) net funding requirements, representing 50% of total
29,006 people assisted in March 2018

Operational Updates

22 Apr 2018 description
report Mixed Migration Hub

Covering mixed migration to, through & from NORTH AFRICA MIXED MIGRATION HUB

About: MHub is the regional knowledge hub and secretariat for the North Africa Mixed Migration Task Force, comprising of DRC, IOM, OHCHR, RMMS, Save the Children, UNHCR, UNICEF and UNODC. It promotes a human rights-based approach to ensure the protection of people moving in mixed and complex flows to, through and from North Africa.

20 Apr 2018 description
report UNAIDS

Key Messages

  • Ending the AIDS epidemic in Africa is within reach. A decade of transformation has set the stage, and the global community is united behind the goal to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030.

  • Political leadership, efficiencies and community engagement have driven high returns on the investments made in Africa’s HIV responses.

20 Apr 2018 description

Le HCR Togo appuie le gouvernement à travers la formation sur les IDP

La formation sur les IDP tenue à Dakar en avril 2017 a été restituée aux partenaires gouvernementaux lors d’un atelier tenu à Lomé

Intégration locale : mission du bureau régional dans les secteurs de Livelihoods et de la santé

Dans le cadre des nouvelles stratégies Livelihoods et santé, une mission du bureau régional a séjourné au Togo

Rapatriement volontaire : le HCR Togo veut renforcer le processus

20 Apr 2018 description

Le contexte de déplacement au Mali reste complexe et fluide. Des mouvements de personnes déplacées résidant actuellement dans les régions du sud vers les régions du nord continuent d'être signalés. Alors que certains ont indiqué être retournés définitivement, d'autres déplacés expliquent faire des allers-retours entre le lieu de déplacement et le lieu d'origine.

17 Apr 2018 description

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 58 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, including:

  • Cholera in Zimbabwe

  • Lassa fever in Liberia

  • Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever in Namibia

  • Cholera in Uganda

  • Humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia

  • Humanitarian crisis in Niger

16 Apr 2018 description

Red Cross Red Crescent best practice in Community Engagement and Accountability (CEA) to prevent, prepare for and respond to epidemics in West Africa

Preparing for and preventing epidemics

Preventing outbreaks of disease is a key priority for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). Stopping an outbreak before it spreads out of control saves lives, protects livelihoods and supports long term development.

16 Apr 2018 description

Documenting best practices and lessons learned in Community Engagement and Accountability (CEA) to prevent epidemics in West Africa

West Africa / 2017

16 Apr 2018 description
report Christian Aid

New study: The climate change inequality at the heart of the Commonwealth

13 Apr 2018 description

Rainfall brings some relief to Ethiopia, but causes flooding and fatalities in Kenya

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Due to poor rainfall since November western Namibia is in a severe drought. Conditions may worsen as limited rain is forecast next week.

  2. In southwestern Madagascar, an uneven and inadequate rainfall distribution since the start of the rainfall season has resulted in severe drought. Drought conditions are likely to persist.

12 Apr 2018 description
  • International Women’s Day with refugee women in Abidjan

  • 2018 repatriation activities official launch in Danane

  • 48 refugee households sensitized on Self-reliance in Tabou.

Main Activities

Voluntary Repatriation of Ivorian Refugees

  • On 01 March, 28 households of 103 Ivorian refugees were repatriated back to Cote D’Ivoire from Guinea through the CDI-Guinea’s Border with UNHCR support.

11 Apr 2018 description

All figures are displayed in USD

288.8 M required for 2018
25.0 M contributions received, representing 9% of requirements
263.8 M funding gap for West Africa

11 Apr 2018 description

IOM works with national and local authorities in order to gain better understanding of population movements throughout West and Central Africa. Flow Monitoring Points (FMPs) allow IOM to quantify and qualify migration flows, trends, and routes, at entry, transit or exit points (such as border crossing posts, bus stations, rest areas, police checkpoints and reception centers).

10 Apr 2018 description

KEY MESSAGES

↗ International prices of wheat and maize rose in March for the third consecutive month and averaged more than 10 percent above their levels in December 2017. Prices were mainly supported by concerns over the impact of prolonged dryness in key-growing areas of the United States of America and Argentina, coupled with strong demand. International rice prices remained relatively stable.