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20 Apr 2018 description
report UN Security Council

SC/13308

Security Council
8239th Meeting (PM)

Following the completion of the 14‑year‑long mandate of the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) on 30 March, the Security Council stressed today that the Organization would remain an important partner for the West African nation as it continued to consolidate peace and stability in the future.

19 Apr 2018 description

Delivering on the Paris Goals and 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, countries across the globe are mainstreaming and accelerating actions toward a low-carbon climate-resilient future. In Bangladesh, a new project will provide assistance to 25,000 women and girls to adopt resilient livelihoods, while ensuring reliable, safe drinking water for 130,000 people.

19 Apr 2018 description

IOM works with national and local authorities and local partners to identify and understand migration movements in West and Central Africa. Population flow monitoring (FMP) is an activity that quantifies and qualifies flows, migrant profiles, trends and migration routes at a given point of entry, transit or exit.

Since February 2016, IOM Niger has been monitoring migration flows at two points in the Agadez region of Niger. Flow monitoring points are found at two points in the region of Agadez in Niger,Séguédine and Arlit.

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

Keynotes and Events of Public Health Significance

  • A total of 310 suspected cases of immediately reportable diseases and events including 23 deaths was reported

  • Completeness and timeliness of health facility reports were 95% and 86% respectively

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

POPULATION OF CONCERN: 11,261

CONTEXT HIGHLIGHTS

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

The Empress Shôken Fund is named after Her Majesty the Empress of Japan, who proposed – at the 9th International Conference of the Red Cross – the creation of an international fund to promote relief work in peacetime. It is administered by the Joint Commission of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and the International Committee of the Red Cross, which maintains close contact with the Japanese Permanent Mission in Geneva, the Japanese Red Cross Society and the Meiji Jingu Research Institute in Japan.

10 Apr 2018 description

Keynotes and Events of Public Health Significance

  • A total of 182 suspected cases of immediately reportable diseases and events including 15 deaths was reported

  • Two confirmed cases of Lassa Fever were reported from Grand Bassa and Montserrado

  • Four confirmed cases of measles were reported from Margibi and Bomi

  • One confirmed case of Shigellosis was reported from River Gee

  • Completeness and timeliness of health facility reports were 96% and 87%

09 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:

  • Lassa fever in Nigeria

  • Listeriosis in South Africa

  • Cholera in Zambia

  • Cholera in Democratic Republic of the Congo

  • Humanitarian crisis in Central African Republic

  • Humanitarian crisis in South Sudan

07 Apr 2018 description
report United Nations

Not long ago, images of child soldiers and the nation of Liberia were wedded in the minds of the international community. The country was struggling to end a horrific civil war, but military efforts were going nowhere.

Then the mothers, grandmothers and sisters of Liberia stepped forward and formed the Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace campaign.

06 Apr 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights:

Congo: at W12, 32 suspected cases were reported from Plateaux and Likouala Departments, which share borders with affected districts in D. R. Congo.

D. R. Congo: cholera is still active in the Eastern endemic Provinces, some outbreaks persists in the Western part. Yet, the overall situation is slightly improving at W12 as no provinces recorded more than a hundred cases.

Liberia: Nine suspected case were reported between week 11 and week 12.

06 Apr 2018 description

Highlights in January and February

  • In Niger, increasing insecurity in the Tillabéri region has led to an increase in internal displacement in the region.
    The number of IDPs tripled in the region in February.

  • In January, hundreds of sub-Saharan migrants were deported to the Tamanrasset camp in Algeria and transported to Arlit, then Agadez in Niger. Approximately 3,000 people were deported, mostly Nigerien but also from Nigeria, Cameroon, Mali and Guinea.