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20 Sep 2019 description
report UN News Service

Quarante-et-un pays, dont 31 en Afrique, requièrent toujours une aide extérieure afin de couvrir leurs besoins alimentaires, prévient l'Organisation des Nations Unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture (FAO) dans un rapport publié jeudi.

19 Sep 2019 description

FAO report cites 41 countries needing external assistance for food

Dry weather and protracted conflicts are primary drivers

19 September 2019, Rome - Some 41 countries continue to be in need of external assistance for food, with conflicts acting as the primary cause of high levels of food insecurity and adverse weather conditions - particularly rainfall shortages in Africa - acutely affecting food availability and access for millions of people, a quarterly report by the United Nations says.

12 Sep 2019 description

MILLIONS OF PEOPLE FORCED FROM THEIR HOMES DUE TO CONFLICT AND DISASTERS IN FIRST HALF OF 2019

Geneva, 12 September 2019 - More than 10 million new internal displacements were recorded between January and June 2019, according to a new report by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC).

10 Sep 2019 description

Situation générale en août 2019
Prévision jusqu'à mi-octobre 2019

RÉGION OCCIDENTALE: CALME

03 Sep 2019 description
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General situation during August 2019
Forecast until mid-October 2019

WESTERN REGION: CALM SITUATION.

SITUATION. Small-scale breeding occurred in northern Mali, Chad and probably Niger. Hoppers and adults were treated (70 ha) in southwest Libya. Isolated adults were present in central and southern Algeria. FORECAST. Small-scale breeding will continue in Mali, Niger and Chad and, to a lesser extent, in Mauritania, causing locust numbers to increase slightly. Small-scale breeding may occur in southwest Libya.

CENTRAL REGION: THREAT SITUATION.

02 Aug 2019 description
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General situation during July 2019
Forecast until mid-September 2019

WESTERN REGION: CALM

SITUATION. Small-scale breeding continued in Algeria (115 ha treated) and started in northern Niger. Hopper and adult groups formed in southwest Libya. Scattered adults appeared in southeast Mauritania.
FORECAST. Small-scale breeding will occur in Mauritania, Mali, Niger and Chad, causing locust numbers to increase slightly.

CENTRAL REGION: THREAT

30 Jul 2019 description

Asamblea General
Septuagésimo tercer período de sesiones
Tema 68 a) del programa
Promoción y protección de los derechos de la infancia: promoción y protección de los derechos de la infancia

Consejo de Seguridad
Septuagésimo cuarto año

I. Introducción

30 Jul 2019 description

Assemblée générale
Soixante-treizième session
Point 68 a) de l’ordre du jour
Promotion et protection des droits de l’enfant : promotion et protection des droits de l’enfant

Conseil de sécurité
Soixante-quatorzième année

**I. Introduction **

25 Jul 2019 description
report Insecurity Insight

Africa

Cameroon

Throughout June 2019: In unspecified Anglophone locations, armed separatists set fire to an unspecified number of shipments of food, medicine and bedding which was being escorted by the Cameroon Armed Forces, claiming that they will never accept aid from the Cameroonian Government. Source: VOA

Democratic Republic of the Congo

24 Jul 2019 description

Introduction

This paper focuses on Belgrade and border areas – exit points in Serbia, where Crisis Response and Policy Centre (CRPC) and Humanitarian Center for Integration and Tolerance (HCIT) conduct part of their protection activities with refugees, migrants and asylum seekers.

10 Jul 2019 description

THE YEAR IN REVIEW

By Dr Marc Biot, Dr Isabelle Defourny, Marcel Langenbach, Kenneth Lavelle, Bertrand Perrochet and Teresa Sancristoval, Directors of Operations

02 Jul 2019 description

By Jennifer Dathan

TOP DATA

Number of incidents recorded: 22,153

Total casualties: 309,044

Total killed: 133,732

Total injured: 175,312

Total countries or territories impacted: 119[i][ii]

CIVILIAN HARM

Number of civilians killed: 82,437

Number of civilians injured: 149,472

Total civilian casualties: 231,909

ARMED ACTOR HARM

Number of armed actors killed: 51,295

Number of armed actors injured: 25,840

20 Jun 2019 description
report Insecurity Insight

Africa

Burkina Faso

12 May 2019: In Dablo town, Centre-Nord region, armed men attacked and destroyed the town health centre. The men also attacked the town church, killing six people, before burning down a local shop.
Reports suggest the attack may have been linked to the freeing of four hostages in northern Burkina Faso three days earlier. Source: UNOCHA

04 Jun 2019 description

In many parts of the world, wide-ranging atrocities and other human rights abuses continue to threaten populations, especially those belonging to minority groups and indigenous peoples. As the reach of social media grows ever more pervasive globally, so too does its impact in contexts where genocide, mass killing, or systematic violent repression have occurred or there is a risk of such things taking place. The country situations at the top of the 2019 Peoples under Threat index illustrate how, in case after case, social media is playing a major role in encouraging the killing.

28 May 2019 description

Monitoring explosive violence in 2018

When explosive weapons were used in populated areas last year, over nine in ten casualties were civilians.

Since 2011, Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) has been recording the global impact of explosive violence as reported in English language media.

In 2018, AOAV recorded 32,110 deaths and injuries from the use of explosive weapons around the world. As with previous years, civilians bore the burden of this explosive violence. Of those harmed, 70% were reported to be civilians – 22,342.

10 May 2019 description

KEY FINDINGS

Internal displacement is a global challenge, but it is also heavily concentrated in a few countries and triggered by few events. 28 million new internal displacements associated with conflict and disasters across 148 countries and territories were recorded in 2018, with nine countries each accounting for more than a million.

10 May 2019 description
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10 May 2019, Geneva – A record 41.3 million people are displaced inside their own countries because of conflict and violence, according to a new report by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC).