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15 Mar 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • UNHCR opened a field unit in Menaka, Gao region.

  • More than 300 households, or more than 950 returned refugees, were registered in December, coming back from Mauritania and Burkina Faso.

12 Feb 2016 description

COUNTRY STRATEGY

WFP’s strategy for Mauritania (2011-2016) identifies three priorities, which were developed in consultation with the Government, United Nations agencies and other partners.

26 Jan 2016 description

A FUTURE FREE FROM FEAR

At MAG, we believe that whenever and wherever wars happen, ordinary people should not be the ones who pay the price.

As Chief Executive of the UK’s only aid and development charity to have shared the Nobel Peace Prize, I am immensely proud of the difference MAG and our donors made directly to the lives of more than 1.4 million men, women and children in 2015.

19 Jan 2016 description

UNODC Sahel Programme

The objective of the Contribution of UNODC to the UN Integrated Strategy for the Sahel is to support the strengthening of capacities of Governments in the region and enhance the accessibility, efficiency and accountability of criminal justice systems in order to combat drug trafficking, illicit trafficking, organized crime, terrorism and corruption.

13 Jan 2016 description

Besoins humanitaires et chiffres clé

Les évaluations en 2015 montrent des risques élevés d’insécurité alimentaire et de malnutrition, générés par une période de soudure prolongée, consécutive à la saison pluvieuse déficitaire sur 90% des stations d’observation. Le potentiel à la production agropastorale de plus de 1,2 million de personnes ainsi que leur accès aux services sociaux de base et le renforcement de leurs capacités d’adaptation doit être amélioré. La synergie entre la prévention et l’urgence peuvent réduire les vulnérabilités.

13 Jan 2016 description

Aperçu de la situation

Les sécheresses, phénomène cyclique en Mauritanie, contribuent à l’insécurité alimentaire et la malnutrition. La récupération du bétail et épargne perdus avant que la prochaine sécheresse ne se manifeste, est une gageure.

Une pauvreté chronique, des cycles de malnutrition et insécurité alimentaire…

08 Jan 2016 description

OVERVIEW

  • Many countries across the African continent face recurrent complex emergencies, frequent food insecurity, cyclical drought, and sudden-onset disasters such as earthquakes, floods, and storms. In FY 2015, as in previous years, USAID/OFDA not only responded to urgent needs resulting from disasters, but also supported DRR programs that built resilience and improved emergency preparedness, mitigation, and response capacity at the local, national, and regional levels.

08 Jan 2016 description

PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR JUNE 2016

07 Jan 2016 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Les partenaires humanitaires cherchent deux milliards de dollars US pour financer l’aide au Sahel en 2016.

  • 4,5 millions de personnes déplacées au Sahel, un nombre qui a triplé en deux ans.

  • Environ 4,4 millions de personnes vivant dans le bassin du lac Tchad ont besoin d’une aide alimentaire d’urgence.

  • Près de 50 000 personnes ont été déplacées à la suite des violences survenues en RCA où les violations des droits de l’homme persistent.

04 Jan 2016 description
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General Situation during December 2015
Forecast until mid-February 2016

31 Dec 2015 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 2015 description

As of 30 December, the funding gap of the 2015 UN-coordinated inter-agency appeals is US$9.6 billion which means that 48 per cent of the required funds remain unmet.

During December, newly reported contributions to FTS totalled $736 million for humanitarian response: for response plans specifically, $81.7 million for Iraq, $80.6 million for Yemen, and $41.4 million for Niger. As reported to FTS by 30 December, over $1.7 billion of humanitarian funding remain in outstanding pledges (of which $404 million is allocated for the coordinated response plans).