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03 Jan 2018 description

314.0 M required for 2017
95.2 M contributions received, representing 29% of requirements
218.7 M funding gap for West Africa

03 Jan 2018 description

89.6 M required for 2017
24.2 M contributions received, representing 27% of requirements
65.5 M funding gap for the Mali Situation

02 Jan 2018 description

Global Overview DECEMBER 2017

02 Jan 2018 description

From North Korea to Venezuela, here are the conflicts to watch in 2018.

It’s not all about Donald Trump. 

02 Jan 2018 description

Total arrivals (1 Jan - 31 Dec 2017): 119,249
Total arrivals (1 Jan - 31 Dec 2016): 181,436
Total arrivals 1 Dec - 31 Dec 2017 2,207
Total arrivals 1 Dec - 31 Dec 2016 8,428
Average daily arrivals in December 2017 so far: 71
Average daily arrivals in November 2017: 188
Dead and missing in 2017 (as of 31 Dec) 3,081
Dead and missing in 2016 (as of 31 Dec) 5,096
Dead and missing in 2016 5,096

31 Dec 2017 description

A. Situation Analysis

Description of the Situation

In November 2015, a group of more than 1,000 Cuban nationals were reported in the border area between Costa Rica and Panama in the community of Paso Canoas, Corredores Canton. Since these people did not meet the migration requirements to enter Costa Rica, a significant build-up of migrants occurred on the Panamanian side of the border as they began to settle in the streets, waiting on a solution to their legal immigration status.

31 Dec 2017 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 52 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

  • Humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Cholera in Zambia
  • Listeriosis in South Africa

For each of these events, a brief description followed by public health measures implemented and an interpretation of the situation is provided.

31 Dec 2017 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.

31 Dec 2017 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 Dec 2017 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.

30 Dec 2017 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.

30 Dec 2017 description
report UN News Service

29 décembre 2017 – Malgré une année particulièrement meurtrière pour les soldats de la paix des Nations Unies, avec plus de 60 Casques bleus tués dans des actes hostiles, l'ONU a réalisé en 2017 ses objectifs de maintien de la paix en Côte d'Ivoire, réorienté son travail en Haïti et achèvera bientôt son mandat au Libéria.

29 Dec 2017 description

Dans le cadre de la campagne de sensibilisation des « 16 jours d'activisme contre les violences faites aux femmes et aux filles », le bureau de la Division des Droits de l’Homme et de la Protection (DDHP) de la MINUSMA à Kidal, a organisé le 20 décembre 2017 une manifestation sur le thème « Ne laisser personne de côté: mettre fin à la violence à l'égard des femmes. » Plus de 300 femmes se sont déplacées pour assister à cet événement qui s’est déroulé à la Maison de la femme de Kidal.

29 Dec 2017 description
report UN News Service

29 December 2017 – Despite a particularly deadly year for United Nations peacekeepers – with more than 60 'blue helmets' killed in hostile acts – the Organization in 2017 completed its peacekeeping objectives in Côte d'Ivoire, refocused its work in Haiti and will soon complete its mandate in Liberia.

“We do protect civilians every day. We do save lives every day. We often do it under very difficult and stressful circumstances,” Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix said in a recent interview with UN News.

29 Dec 2017 description

Blinking as they stepped into the sunlight, 301 migrants were escorted from Libya’s detention centers this week to take what would be the first of a series of flights that would see them safely home in Nigeria and Guinea by day’s end. Thus ended an odyssey which began months earlier when the migrants left home full of the hope of making a fresh start in Europe.

29 Dec 2017 description

Le 26 décembre 2017, la MINUSMA a inauguré le projet à impact rapide intitulé « Réhabilitation des locaux de l’Institut des Jeunes Aveugles de Gao.» Une initiative du bureau régional de la Division des Droits de l’Homme et de la Protection de la MINUSMA. Les travaux ont coûté 29,4 millions de FCFA.

29 Dec 2017 description

KEY MESSAGES

• For the fourth consecutive year, aggregate regional cereal production (milled rice, maize, and millet/sorghum) is projected to increase during the 2017/18 marketing year (MY). This trend is supported by favorable agro-climatic conditions, increased area planted, improved seeds, and agricultural programs and policies. Above average regional production will contribute to filling local deficits. Rice and maize production have expanded, while millet and sorghum production have stagnated.