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22 Jun 2018 description

In Numbers

1,534 mt of food assistance distributed

US$ 253,618 cash based transfers made

US$ 29.8 million six months (June-November 2018) net funding requirement

428,585 people assisted in May 2018

Operational Updates

20 Jun 2018 description

What is FFA?

Food Assistance for Assets (FFA) are householdand community-based activities meant to create productive assets that have multiple benefits to the most food-insecure people living in degraded, fragile environments, with a low asset base and highly exposed to natural shocks and stressors.

18 Jun 2018 description

5 New events

52 Ongoing events

46 Outbreaks

9 Humanitarian crises

  • This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 55 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Measles in Liberia
Hepatitis E in Namibia
Humanitarian crisis in north-east Nigeria
Humanitarian crisis in Cameroon.

15 Jun 2018 description

PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR DECEMBER 2018

15 Jun 2018 description
report Caritas

Depuis vingt ans, au sud de Madagascar, il ne pleut plus assez et les paysans n’ont plus de récoltes. Les Caritas locales et internationales tentent d’endiguer l'insécurité alimentaire qui s'installe durablement dans la région.

Mai 2018. Entre Fort-Dauphin et Tuléar, au sud de Madagascar, la saison des pluies vient de s’achever et l’eau manque déjà. Sur la piste défoncée qui relie le chef-lieu du district d’Amboasary à Tranomaro, le père Albano conduit son vieux 4x4.

15 Jun 2018 description

Highlights

Overall, across southern Africa, regional food staple prices continued to remain below their respective 2017 levels and 5 year averages (5YA). In Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, and Zambia, maize prices were 20—27 percent below the 5YA.

As harvesting is underway, maize prices across the region are expected to follow a downward trend as households begin consuming from their own production. However, given that many countries are reporting lower production estimates compared to last year, this trend may be short-lived.

13 Jun 2018 description

SG/SM/19087 12 JUIN 2018

La déclaration suivante a été communiquée aujourd’hui par le Porte-parole de M. António Guterres, Secrétaire général de l’ONU.

Le Secrétaire général salue la formation, le 11 juin 2018, d’un nouveau Gouvernement à Madagascar et la récente nomination de M. Christian Ntsay au poste de Premier Ministre, conformément à la décision du 25 mai de la Haute Cour constitutionnelle. Il félicite les efforts du Président Hery Rajaonarimampianina et des acteurs politiques malgaches pour parvenir à un compromis dans l’intérêt du peuple de Madagascar.

12 Jun 2018 description

SG/SM/19087

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary‑General António Guterres:

The Secretary‑General welcomes the formation on 11 June of a new Government in Madagascar and the recent appointment of Christian Ntsay as Prime Minister, in compliance with a 25 May ruling of the High Constitutional Court. He commends President Hery Rajaonarimampianina and Malagasy political actors for reaching a compromise in the interest of the people of Madagascar.

11 Jun 2018 description

On 15 May 2018, more than 60 participants attended a focus event on the Africa Disaster Risk Financing (ADRF) Initiative, which took place in the margins of the 14-18 May Understanding Risk Forum in Mexico City. Among the participants were 40 delegates from 14 Sub-Saharan African governments (Cabo Verde, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Swaziland, Tanzania, and Uganda).

11 Jun 2018 description

Médias et paix

Un programme de formation conjointement organisé par le PNUD et l’UNESCO avec l'appui du Fonds des Nations Unies pour la Consolidation de la paix et de la Coalition des radios pour la paix.

11 Jun 2018 description

Mogadishu 8 June 2018. The Government of Somalia has this week signed up to a regional marine partnership initiative to ensure the sustainability of the livelihoods, environment and resources of the Western Indian Ocean. Eight other countries in the region are taking part in the initiative – Comoros, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa, and Tanzania.

08 Jun 2018 description

1 New event

54 Ongoing events

46 Outbreaks

9 Humanitarian crises

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 55 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

07 Jun 2018 description

Les problèmes liés au pâturage et les répercussions du conflit sur le commerce de bétail contribuent à faire augmenter les souffrances liées à la faim chez les éleveurs ouest-africains

07 Jun 2018 description

The Emergency Appeal seeks a total of 2.19 million Swiss francs to enable the IFRC to support the Malagasy Red Cross (MRCS) to deliver assistance to some 1.2 million people over 15 months (to December 2018) and contribute to the reduction in mortality and morbidity due to the plague outbreak in 10 priority regions through effective prevention, response and capacity building activities. The appeal timeframe was initially for 9 months but due to the need to continue post-epidemic and prevention activities, the operation is being extended over 15 months.

06 Jun 2018 description
report African Union

Addis Abéba, le 6 juin 2018 : Le Président de la Commission de l’Union africaine, Moussa Faki Mahamat, a appris avec satisfaction la nomination d’un Premier ministre de consensus à Madagascar, en la personne de M. Christian Ntsay. Il félicite M. Ntsay pour cette nomination, et lui souhaite plein succès dans sa noble et exigeante mission au service des intérêts supérieurs du peuple malagasy en cette phase cruciale pour le processus démocratique dans le pays.

05 Jun 2018 description
report WaterAid

Cities and villages in northern and central India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, southern Madagascar and southern Mozambique are facing acute water scarcity threatening the lives and livelihoods of millions, new analysis by WaterAid shows.

Based on NASA satellite imagery released earlier this year, the analysis also examines current rates of access to water for rural and urban areas in most-affected regions.

05 Jun 2018 description

In 2007, tropical cyclone Indlala hit the northeast of the country causing severe flooding and heavy damage to infrastructure both on the coast and inland. It was then that Christian Razafimahatratra joined WFP as Logistics Associate. Since then, he has been serving in the Country Office in Antananarivo and worked in ten cyclone responses and in the most recent El Niño drought of 2016.

04 Jun 2018 description

1 New event

57 Ongoing events

48 Outbreaks

10 Humanitarian crises

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 new and ongoing events, including:

  • Undiagnosed disease in Uganda
  • Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Monkeypox in Cameroon
  • Lassa fever in Nigeria
  • Humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia.

01 Jun 2018 description

Global Overview MAY 2018