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15 Oct 2018 description

MAURITANIA

  • Mauritania, a predominantly desert country of 4 million people, faces high levels of poverty and hunger. The World Bank reports that nearly a third of Mauritanians live under the national poverty line. In addition, a mid-2017 national nutrition survey found that acute malnutrition affected approximately 11 percent of children younger than 5 years of age, representing a serious situation per UN World Health Organization guidelines.

14 Oct 2018 description

Cyclone Luban approaches southern Arabian Peninsula

14 Oct 2018 description

Le cyclone Luban s’approche du sud de la péninsule Arabique

13 Oct 2018 description

Messages clés

  • La poursuite de la pluviométrie jusqu’en fin Septembre dans la majeure partie de la région et en début octobre par endroits confirme des récoltes au moins moyennes dans la région même si des dégâts pourraient être observés sur certaines cultures en maturité comme le niébé. La situation pastorale s’est nettement améliorée grâce au bon développement des pâturages et au remplissage des mares. L’embonpoint des animaux est satisfaisant et améliore leur valeur marchande.

13 Oct 2018 description

Good harvest prospects are expected to improve food security except in conflict areas

Key Messages

12 Oct 2018 description
report UN Women

UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, is on a visit to Bali, Indonesia, from 12 to 16 October to participate in the Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group.

12 Oct 2018 description

TOTAL REQUIREMENT US$ 5.0 billion
TOTAL PLAN FUNDING US$ 1.9 billion
UNMET REQUIREMENT US$ 3.1 billion
FUNDING OUTSIDE PLANS US$ 391 million

12 Oct 2018 description

Persistent instability in northern and central Mali, violence and insecurity across the Lake Chad Basin and the impact of the conflict in the Central African Republic continue to cause population displacements and hinder the return of displaced people. Around 3.6 million people have been forced to flee their homes to other localities or across borders, and 2.3 million having returned to or near their homes are struggling to rebuild their lives.

12 Oct 2018 description

Highlights

More than three years after the signing of the 2015 Peace and Reconciliation Accord, Mali is still facing major security and political challenges to implement it.

11 Oct 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.

11 Oct 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.

11 Oct 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

07 Oct 2018 description

La nette amélioration des conditions agropastorales réduit les niveaux de l’insécurité alimentaire

À PROPOS DE CE RAPPORT

07 Oct 2018 description
  • EUR 10 million for ARC Replica, the new approach by African Risk Capacity drought insurance

  • Insurance agreements concluded with the World Food Programme and START Network

  • More emergency aid measures and faster effective aid possible

07 Oct 2018 description

Situation générale en septembre 2018
Prévision jusqu'à mi-novembre 2018

RÉGION OCCIDENTALE: CALME

SITUATION. Une reproduction à petite échelle était en cours en Mauritanie, au Niger et au Tchad, et probablement aussi dans le nord du Mali. Une reproduction locale s'est poursuivie dans le centre de l'Algérie où des opérations de lutte limitées ont été réalisées.

05 Oct 2018 description

Heavy rains reported in Kenya, while flooding risks continue across Nigeria

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Heavy rainfall in previous weeks has resulted in overflowing of the Niger and Benue Rivers of Nigeria. Moderate to heavy rainfall is forecast to continue, maintaining high risks for flooding.

05 Oct 2018 description

FUNDING REQUIRED $25.32B

FUNDING RECEIVED $10.63B

UNMET REQUIREMENTS COVERAGE $14.69B

COVERAGE 42%

PEOPLE IN NEED 133.8M

PEOPLE TO RECEIVE AID 97.4M

COUNTRIES AFFECTED 41

Spotlight on the recent disaster in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia

05 Oct 2018 description

In numbers

6 million estimated to be severely food insecure during the lean season (June‒August 2018)

1.6 million children at risk of severe acute malnutrition

2.5 million pastoralists and agropastoralists at risk of livelihood crisis

USD 166.8 million required by FAO under its three-year programme (2018‒2021)

Key points