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21 May 2018 description

4 New events

59 Ongoing events

52 Outbreaks

11 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 63 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

  • Monkeypox in Cameroon

  • Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

21 May 2018 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

In 2017, there were at least 701 attacks on hospitals, health workers, patients, and ambulances in 23 countries in conflict around the world. More than 101 health workers and 293 patients and others are reported to have died as a result of these attacks

21 May 2018 description

Mauritania hosts over 2,000 urban refugees and asylumseekers and more than 56,000 Malian refugees in Mbera, a camp established in 2012 in the arid south-eastern region close to the Malian border.

Despite the conclusion of a peace agreement in 2015, large-scale returns of Malian refugees are not expected due to persistent violence in northern Mali. In April alone, 768 new arrivals were registered in Mbera.

As the situation in northern Mali continues to be unstable, Mauritania struggles to cope with the growing needs of new refugees and the vulnerable host communities.

21 May 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.

Scope: This bulletin covers mixed migration trends in Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Mali, Morocco, Niger, Sudan, Tunisia, Greece and Italy.

18 May 2018 description

Du 01 janvier au 31 mars, 49 contraintes d’accès ont été répertoriées au Mali. Tombouctou a enregistré le plus grand pourcentage a été enregistré dans la région de Tombouctou avec 38% suivie par Kidal 19%, Mopti 15% et Ménaka 6%. Au total 92 % de ces incidents sont attribués aux violences contre le personnel, les biens et les infrastructures humanitaires, tandis que 8 % sont imputables aux interférences ou restrictions sur la liberté de mouvement. Les incidents enregistrés durant le premier trimestre de 2018 représentent presque la moitié des incidents de toute l’année 2017.

18 May 2018 description

Le Plan de réponse humanitaire au Mali vise à apporter une assistance humanitaire aux plus vulnérables pour renforcer leur accès aux services sociaux de base, améliorer leurs moyens de subsistance et leur capacité de résilience et consolider la préparation aux urgences. Il s’inscrit dans la stratégie d’action humanitaire lancée au Mali et dans 8 autres pays du Sahel en 2014 avec trois objectifs stratégiques régionaux.

18 May 2018 description

Strategic Objectives

The Mali Humanitarian Response Plan aims to provide assistance to the most vulnerable, to strengthen access to basic social services, to improve livelihoods and resilience, and to strengthen emergency preparedness. It is part of the humanitarian action strategy launched in Mali and eight other Sahelian countries in 2014 with three regional strategic objectives.

18 May 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 4.3 million food insecure people from June.

  • The number of children at risk of acute malnutrition is revised upwards.

  • New displacements of people inside and outside the country.

  • More than 70 security incidents affecting humanitarians registered since the beginning of the year.

  • The humanitarian appeal funded only at 17 per cent in a context where humanitarian needs have increased.

18 May 2018 description

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 26,026 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea through the first 136 days of 2018, with about 41 per cent arriving in Italy and 38 per cent to Greece, with the remainder (21%) arriving in Spain.

This compares with 55,479 arrivals across the region through the same period last year and about 189,075 at this time in 2016.

18 May 2018 description

DAKAR – Le Directeur Executif du Programme Alimentaire Mondial (WFP), David Beasley, se rend aujourd’hui en Afrique de l’Ouest, où plus de 5 millions de personnes dans 6 pays du Sahel - Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Senegal – pourraient basculer dans la faim cette année.

18 May 2018 description

Conclusions de l’atelier, tenu à Bamako les 7 et 8 mai 2018, relatif à la mise en œuvre de mécanismes et mesures visant à prévenir et à traiter les violations des droits de l’homme et du droit international humanitaire en rapport avec la Force conjointe du G5 Sahel

18 May 2018 description

Le 11 mai dernier a eu lieu la cérémonie de lancement du projet à impact rapide "Renforcement des capacités des Organisation de la Société Civile (OSC) en veille, contrôle citoyen et suivi de la mise en œuvre de l’Accord de paix", initiée par le Forum des Organisations de la Société Civile (FOSC).

17 May 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 59 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

17 May 2018 description

APERÇU DE LA SITUATION

Aujourd’hui, 4,3 millions de personnes, soit plus d’un malien sur quatre, se trouvent dans une situation de vulnérabilité multiforme et ont besoin d’assistance humanitaire. Cette situation révèle une tendance à la hausse de la population dans le besoin qui a connu une augmentation de l’ordre d’un million de personnes entre 2016 et 2018.

17 May 2018 description

DAKAR – The Executive Director of the World Food Programme (WFP), David Beasley, is today travelling to West Africa, where more than five million people in six countries of the Sahel region – Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Senegal - could go hungry this year.