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19 Feb 2018 description

Mali continues to face a volatile security situation amid growing threats of terrorism, criminality and intercommunity tensions in the northern and central regions.

Local populations face important protection risks amid limited access to public services, documentation, shelter, water, education and food security.

Despite significant challenges, the implementation of the Peace and Reconciliation Accord advances slowly in order to re-establish peace and security in the region.

KEY INDICATORS

16 Feb 2018 description

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

16 Feb 2018 description

PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR AUGUST 2018

15 Feb 2018 description

70.1 M required for 2018
3.2 M contributions received, representing 5% of requirements
66.9 M funding gap for the Mali Situation

All figures are displayed in USD

15 Feb 2018 description

The Zero Hunger Challenge emphasizes the importance of strengthening economic empowerment in support of the Sustainable Development Goal 2 to double small-scale producer incomes and productivity. The increasing focus on resilient markets can bring important contributions to sustainable food systems and build resilience. Participation in market systems is not only a means for people to secure their livelihood, but it also enables them to exercise agency, maintain dignity, build social capital and increase self-worth.

15 Feb 2018 description

Le programme « Zéro Faim » met l’accent sur l’importance de renforcer l’autonomisation économique et soutient l’Objectif de Développement Durable 2 qui vise à doubler les revenus et la productivité des petits producteurs. L’intérêt croissant porté sur les marchés résilients peut apporter des contributions importantes aux systèmes alimentaires durables et édifier la résilience.

14 Feb 2018 description

1. APERÇU HUMANITAIRE

Le nord du Sénégal fait face à une situation de crise humanitaire suite au déficit de pluies durant l’hivernage 2017 et à la faible production de la biomasse. La période de soudure sera précoce, frappant les familles les plus vulnérables dès le mois de mars.

13 Feb 2018 description

Mauritania hosts over 2,000 urban refugees and asylumseekers and more than 50,000 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 January alone, 1,187 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.

13 Feb 2018 description

About 1.5 million people do not have access to basic services. However, due to insecurity, the delivery of emergency assistance to the most vulnerable is often difficult. Approximately 130 000 Malians continue to live as refugees in camps in neighbouring countries and assistance needs to be maintained.

12 Feb 2018 description

Overview

  • This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 54 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

  • Declaration of the end of cholera outbreak in South Sudan

  • Humanitarian crisis in Central African Republic

  • Cholera in Democratic Republic of the Congo

  • Hepatitis E in Namibia

  • Cholera in Angola

12 Feb 2018 description
report Human Rights Watch

Mauritania: Human Rights Defenders at Risk
Curbs on Activism Over Discrimination, Other Sensitive Topics

(Nouakchott) – Mauritania’s human rights defenders face repression when they raise the most country’s most sensitive social issues, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The issues include ethnic and caste discrimination, slavery, and the need for accountability for a campaign of atrocities against certain groups three decades ago.

10 Feb 2018 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Below-average cereal harvest gathered in 2017

  • Food prices largely stable reflecting adequate supplies

  • Poor harvest leading to deterioration in food security

Below-average cereal harvest gathered in 2017

08 Feb 2018 description

Les chiffres et infographies donnent un aperçu global sur le flux et le profil des individus observés au mois de décembre 2017 dans les différents points de suivi des mouvements de population.

En Guinée, cinq points de suivi ont été installés en fin mars 2017 dans les localités frontalières avec Mali dont trois sont actifs depuis septembre 2017. Il s’agit des localités de Kouremalé (moyenne de 100 individus par jour, a décembre), Boundoufourdou (moyenne de 408 individus par jour) et Nafadji (18 individus/jour) où l’on observe les mouvements des voyageurs en transit.

07 Feb 2018 description

Total requirements: $23.18 B

People in need: 137.0 M

People to receive aid: 94.0 M

Countries affected: 26

07 Feb 2018 description
  • 186,768 TOTAL ARRIVALS TO EUROPE
  • 172,362 TOTAL ARRIVALS TO EUROPE BY SEA
  • 14,406 TOTAL ARRIVALS TO EUROPE BY LAND

Highlights

06 Feb 2018 description

Au 31 décembre 2017 le nombre de personnes déplacées internes (PDI) au Mali s’élève à 38 172 personnes (7 716 ménages), ce qui correspond à une baisse générale de 2 571 individus par rapport aux données d’octobre 2017 (40 743 PDI).
Cependant, entre septembre et octobre 2017, des violences variées ont été signalées dans la commune rurale d’Ouinerden dans le cercle de Gourma Rharouss (région de Tombouctou). Ces violences ont provoqué la fuite de 1 811 personnes vers des localités de Rharous où la situation sécuritaire semble plus calme.

05 Feb 2018 description

POPULATION TOTALE 18,9M

PERSONNES DANS LE BESOIN 4,1M

PERSONNES CIBLÉES 1,56M

FONDS REQUIS EN USD 263M

N° PARTENAIRES HUMANITAIRES 156

PRÉFACE PAR LA COORDONNATRICE HUMANITAIRE

05 Feb 2018 description

Overview

  • 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:

    • Humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia

    • Lassa fever in Benin

    • Lassa fever in Nigeria

    • Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever in Uganda

    • Rift Valley fever in South Sudan

02 Feb 2018 description

Highlights

• Coarse grain prices will be above their five-year average in most countries in 2018

• Below average forage and water availability in the major livestock producing countries

• Mauritania is currently facing an impending drought crisis and its Central Bank brought into circulation the new Ougiya currency unit

• Nigeria returns to growth, but economy remains fragile

MARKET TRENDS IN THE SAHEL

01 Feb 2018 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