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13 Sep 2019 description

OVERVIEW

CONTEXT

The 26th round of DTM data collection in Libya took place between 13 June and 04 August 2019. DTM identified at least 655,144 migrants currently present in Libya who originated from more than 39 countries. Migrants were identified in all 100 municipalities, within 559 communities.
Throughout the reporting period, the armed conflict in South Tripoli which started on 04 April 2019 continued with substantial impact on the situation of migrants in and surrounding conflict-affected areas.

13 Sep 2019 description

Key figures:

17 countries concerned

6.5 million people of concern

1.2 million refugees

26,000 asylum seekers

4 million Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)

4 situations: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Mali and Nigeria

Mali situation:

138,985 Malian refugees in Mauritania (56,923), Niger (56,343) and Burkina Faso (25,719).

534,143 IDPs in Burkina Faso (288,994), Mali (168,515) and Niger (76,634)

Nigeria situation:

12 Sep 2019 description

Several consecutive weeks of heavy rainfall have caused flooding across West and East Africa

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. A poor start to seasonal rainfall has caused abnormal dryness in parts of Mauritania.

  2. Heavy rainfall over the past several weeks has triggered flooding in Senegal, Guinea-Conakry, Sierra Leone, and Mali. Heavy rainfall is expected to continue.

09 Sep 2019 description

Overview

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 62 events in the region. This week’s main articles cover key new and ongoing events, including:

05 Sep 2019 description

Persisting heavy rainfall triggers flooding across parts of West and East Africa

  1. A poor start to the rainfall season across Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, and Mauritania has caused significant dryness.

  2. Persisting heavy rainfall following abnormally wet conditions in July has caused flash flooding in Sierra Leone.

02 Sep 2019 description

Overview

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on 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 main articles cover key new and ongoing events, including:

02 Sep 2019 description

Results show that the average daily number of individuals observed in July, at the FMPs in Niger, was 1,871. In July, Niger, Nigeria, and Libya were the main countries of departure and intended destination for individuals passing through FMPs. In addition, the main types of flows identified were : economic migration of more than six months (35% of all flows); short term local movements (33% of all flows); seasonal migration (29% of all flows); and tourism (3% of all flows).

31 Aug 2019 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices, indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year.

31 Aug 2019 description

Le Réseau de systèmes d’alerte précoce contre la famine (FEWS NET) surveille les tendances des prix des aliments de base dans les pays vulnérables à l'insécurité alimentaire. Pour chaque pays et chaque région couvert par FEWS NET, le Bulletin des prix fournit un ensemble de graphiques indiquant les prix mensuels de l’année commerciale en cours pour certains centres urbains, et permettant à l’utilisateur de comparer les tendances actuelles à la fois aux moyennes quinquennales, qui indiquent les tendances saisonnières, et aux prix de l'année précédente.

30 Aug 2019 description

L’OIM travaille avec les autorités nationales, locales et des partenaires locaux dans le but de mieux comprendre les mouvements migratoires à travers l’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre. Le suivi des flux de populations est une activité qui vise à quantifier les flux, à identifier les tendances, à définir les profils des voyageurs et à retracer les routes migratoires sur un point d’entrée, de transit ou de sortie donné. Au Burkina Faso, des points de suivi des flux (FMP) sont installés sur plusieurs lieux de transit importants de Ouagadougou depuis février 2017.

26 Aug 2019 description

Overview

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 62 events in the region. This week’s main articles cover key new and ongoing events, including:

22 Aug 2019 description

L’OIM travaille avec les autorités nationales, locales et des partenaires locaux, afin de mieux comprendre et connaître les mouvements migratoires à travers l’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre Le suivi des flux de population ( est une activité qui permet de quantifier et de qualifier les flux, les profils des migrants, les tendances et les routes migratoires sur un point d’entrée, de transit ou de sortie donné En Guinée, cinq points de suivi ont été installés depuis avril 2017 dans les localités frontalières avec le Mali et le Sénégal dont trois sont actifs à ce jour Il …

21 Aug 2019 description

IOM works with national and local authorities to gain a 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, exit and transit points (such as border crossing posts, bus stations, rest areas, police checkpoints and reception centres).

20 Aug 2019 description

When you think of the world’s deadliest animal, you probably picture a large creature with sharp teeth and claws. However, one of the most deadly creatures, the mosquito, has none of those traits. In fact, it is so small and dainty that it’s easy for it to fly under the radar — quite literally.