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16 Aug 2013 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Global Food Prices are 11 points higher in 2013 as compared to 2012.

  • 48 per cent of the households in Guinea Bissau are facing a major food deficit, with enough cereal stocks to last for only one month.

  • Regional cholera rates declined in 2013 as compared to last year.

  • 1,200 refugees voted in the Malian elections.

  • Malnutrition admission trends worrying in Niger, Chad, Nigeria,
    Mali and Cameroon.

28 Nov 2011 description

28 November 2011 – The Special Representatives of the Secretary-General (SRSGs) and Heads of United Nations Missions in West Africa today underscored their determination to promote to electoral processes, insecurity, democracy and food security in the sub-region as part of their agenda for crisis prevention and resolution.

03 Apr 2008 description

In brief

This report covers the period of 01/01/06 to 31/12/2007 of a two-year planning and appeal process.

19 Sep 2006 description

Dakar - le Programme Alimentaire Mondial des Nations Unies (PAM) a reçu aujourd'hui un don de 10 millions de dollars du Royaume d'Arabie Saoudite pour ses opérations en Afrique de l'Ouest, l'une des régions les plus pauvres au monde.

Le don saoudien arrive à une période décisive pour le Sahel, région désertique, car même si 'la saison maigre 'annuelle touche à sa fin, la population lutte toujours pour s'alimenter en attendant la prochaine moisson.

18 Sep 2006 description

Dakar, 18 September 2006 - The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has joined the fight against hunger in West Africa with a US$10 million donation to eight poverty-stricken countries in the region. Marcus Prior reports on how the much-needed cash injection will be used.

Some humanitarian emergencies leap off the television screen, pull firmly and persistently at the heart-strings and demand a generous international response.

Others are less telegenic, less fuelled with emotion and less understood. In short, they are often neglected.

30 Sep 2005 description


EVENEMENTS SIGNIFICATIFS
- Niger : Situation alimentaire toujours alarmante

- Choléra en Afrique de l'Ouest

- Inondations en Afrique de l'Ouest

- Atelier sous régional du CAP

SITUATION POLITIQUE ET SECURITAIRE

GUINEE BISSAU

26 Sep 2005 description
report IRIN

[This report does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations]

31 May 2004 description


I. EVÉNEMENTS SIGNIFICATIFS
Rencontre sur le désarmement, la démobilisation et la réintégration des ex-combattants

26 Jul 2001 description
report IRIN

NATIONS UNIES
Bureau de coordination des affaires humanitaires
IRIN pour l'Afrique de l'Ouest
Tel : +225 20-21-73-54
Fax : +225 20-21-63-35

26 Jul 2001 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network for West Africa
Tel: +225 22-40-4440
Fax: +225 22-41-9339

27 Jun 2000 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network for West Africa
Tel: +225 22-40-4440
Fax: +225 22-41-9339
e-mail: irin-wa@irin.ci

SIERRA LEONE: Pro-government militiamen leave Freetown

Pro-government Kamajor militiamen have started to leave Freetown as government agents enforce a weapons ban in the capital, Information Minister Julius Spencer told IRIN on Tuesday.

27 Jun 2000 description
report IRIN

NATIONS UNIES
Bureau de coordination des affaires humanitaires
IRIN pour l'Afrique de l'Ouest
Tel [225] 22 40 44 40
Fax [225] 22 40 44 35

29 Oct 1999 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network for West Africa
Tel: +225 21 73 54
Fax: +225 21 63 35

13 Jan 1999 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network for West Africa
Tel: +225 21 73 54
fax: +225 21 63 35