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27 Sep 2018 description

Our analysis shows that millions of ‘people caught in crisis’ - people living in conflict, and/or who are displaced within their own countries or across borders – are in fact being left behind. Failure to take action now means that the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will not be met, undermining the credibility of the international community and leaving millions to die unnecessarily.

18 Sep 2018 description

Highlights

IOM voluntary humanitarian returns from Libya: On 8 August 2018, the International Organization for Migration (IOM), reported that it had facilitated the return of 10,950 stranded migrants from Libya through its Voluntary Humanitarian Return (VHR) Programme, following an important increase in the number of detainees recorded in Libya. Among these, 9,636 were returned to countries in Central and West Africa.

10 Sep 2018 description

Points saillants

• L’hivernage 2018 profite d’une pluviométrie globalement favorable sur l’ensemble des pays du Sahel et la production de biomasse suit cette tendance générale positive.

• Les régions au centre et nord du Sénégal enregistrent une pause des précipitations depuis la fin du mois de juillet, qui se traduit par un déficit de la production de biomasse impactant le développement des pâturages et des cultures. Le Sénégal est en situation négative de production de biomasse pour la 5ème année consécutive.

31 Jul 2018 description

Highlights

Voluntary Return Assistance by International Organisation for Migration (IOM) Niger: As of July 2018, 8,000 refugees and migrants were rescued during 84 search and rescue operations. 90% of them were rescued near the border towns of Arlit and Assamaka. Half of the refugees and migrants who arrived at IOM Transit points in Niger had no identification documents.

25 Jul 2018 description

FOREWORD

In a complex and fast-changing world, we remain focused and resolute in pursuit of our goal – to provide the most appropriate, effective medicine in the harshest of environments. As well as responding to vital needs, our aid is born of a desire to show solidarity with people who are suffering, whether as a result of conflict, neglect or disease.

28 Jun 2018 description
report Caritas

Caritas International is appealing for urgent assistance to help millions of people affected by the food crisis in West Africa.

27 Jun 2018 description
report Caritas

Delegados de Guatemala, Mauritania, Etiopía y Filipinas participan en la Semana sobre el Derecho a la Alimentación organizada por Cáritas Española y la AECID.

15 Jun 2018 description

Guide for policy makers

This report provides an overview of alternatives to immigration detention in Africa. Drawing from examples in 32 African countries, the report highlights some of the measures in place that contribute to the effective and humane governance of migration, while avoiding the use of unnecessary immigration detention.
African policy makers are facing both internal and external pressure to manage migration more effectively. The research undertaken for this report demonstrates that:

01 Jun 2018 description

Global Overview MAY 2018

09 May 2018 description
  • Se trata de la peor sequía de los últimos años: 378 000 personas están ya en situación de inseguridad alimentaria y la fase crítica de la estación del hambre se producirá entre junio y septiembre.

  • Acción contra el Hambre está coordinando con la comunidad humanitaria en el país una respuesta de emergencia que tratará de alcanzar al menos a medio millón de personas, sobre todo niños menores de cinco años y mujeres embarazadas y en periodo de lactancia.

02 May 2018 description

Global Overview APRIL 2018

23 Mar 2018 description
  • Le gouvernement continue de nier l’existence de l’esclavage alors que des milliers de personnes en sont encore victimes

  • Des militants arrêtés et torturés pour avoir simplement dénoncé l’esclavage 

  • Plusieurs dizaines d’organisations luttant contre la discrimination restent interdites

23 Mar 2018 description

Mauritania: Growing repression of human rights defenders who denounce discrimination and slavery

• Government continues to deny the existence of slavery but thousands remain enslaved
• Activists have faced arrest and torture simply for speaking out against exploitation
• Scores of anti-discrimination groups remain banned

27 Feb 2018 description
report Human Rights Watch

Résumé

La population de la Mauritanie est largement hétérogène ; les questions de caste et d’ethnicité sont à l’origine de nombreux problèmes de droits humains parmi les plus délicats et les plus profondément enracinés dans ce pays.

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.