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19 Feb 2018 description

Highlights

• Nutrition activities in Niger are suffering from critical funding gaps that risk to have effects not only on the implementation of activities but also on the already worrying levels of global acute malnutrition (GAM above the 10 percent serious threshold).

• Additional support for the Diffa emergency response is needed, due to instable security conditions that may lead to additional displacements and insufficient funding for emergency operations (impact on operations as early as March).

18 Feb 2018 description
report CARE

Dans le village de Tamroro, une centaine de femmes ont uni leur force pour créer une petite entreprise agricole. Soutenues par CARE, elles ont pu augmenter leurs revenus et aident désormais à nourrir leur village.

15 Feb 2018 description

289.1 M required for 2018
19.4 M contributions received, representing 7% of requirements
269.6 M funding gap for West Africa

All figures are displayed in USD

15 Feb 2018 description
report Government of Niger

Niamey, le 15 Février, Le Premier Ministre, Chef du Gouvernement, SEM Brigi Rafini a lancé aujourd’hui un appel de fonds de 338 millions de dollars US, soit 185,3 milliards de FCFA pour apporter une aide d’urgence à 1,8 million de personnes vulnérables dans les secteurs de la sécurité alimentaire, la nutrition, l’eau, l’hygiène et l’assainissement, la protection, les Abris/BNA et la santé au cours de l’année 2018.

12 Feb 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

▪ UNICEF supported the Ministry of Humanitarian Action and Disaster Relief for the NFI assistance to 500 displaced households in Blabrine and IRC for 5 households in Assaga, bringing UNICEF overall NFI support in 2017 in the Diffa region to 3,584 families with IRC and 1,000 with the Ministry of Humanitarian Action and Disaster Relief.

09 Feb 2018 description

to assist
373 600 people

FAO requires
USD 15.5 million

period
January – December 2018

The Niger continues to be affected by five major crises. In 2018, it is critical to restore the livelihoods of vulnerable affected populations by providing them with agricultural and livestock support to restore production and their access to food.

Objectives

FAO is working with partners in the Food Security Cluster to:

08 Feb 2018 description

Operational Context

The operational context in Niger has changed significantly in recent months. The beginning of 2018 marks a shift from 3 situations to 5 key situations and contexts. The operational context has become more complex, focusing not only on the Nigeria and Mali situations, but also now focusing on Mixed Migration, Emergency Evacuations and an increasingly worrying IDP situation in Tillabery region.

07 Feb 2018 description
report ALIMA

Le nombre de mères du Sahel formées au dépistage de la malnutrition chez leurs enfants devrait augmenter en 2018, suite à une recommandation du service d'aide humanitaire et de protection civile de la Commission européenne (ECHO), qui préconise que toutes les organisations partenaires enseignent aux mères à mesurer régulièrement le périmètre brachial de leurs enfants à la maison en utilisant un ruban tricolore facile à utiliser, le MUAC.

07 Feb 2018 description
report ALIMA

The number of mothers in the Sahel trained to screen their children for malnutrition should increase in 2018, following a recommendation by the European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) that all partner organisations teach mothers to regularly measure the mid-upper arm circumference of their children at home using a simple, tri-colored measuring tape, known as the MUAC.

06 Feb 2018 description
report World Vision

Written by Albert Kodio

For more than 20 years, World Vision Niger has been working in numerous communities in Niger -- particularly in the areas of food security; health; education; water, sanitation and hygiene; and humanitarian assistance -- in close collaboration with government institutions. In 2015, World Vision celebrated drilling its 1000th borehole on Nigerian soil.

05 Feb 2018 description

Au cours du mois de janvier, deux attaques ont visé des positions militaires à Toumour et à Chetima Wangou.

La menace persiste et on note la reprise des activités des éléments du groupe Boko Haram. Les mouvements de ces éléments sont signalés le long de la frontière (au bord de la berge de la Komadougou) avec le Nigéria. Les assassinats et les enlèvements de civils ont continué avec une fréquence inquiétante.

03 Feb 2018 description

IOM DATA COLLECTION ON MIGRATION IN WEST AND CENTRAL AFRICA AND THE CENTRAL MEDITERRANEAN ROUTE

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.

01 Feb 2018 description

Highlights

  • On 24 November, WFP Niger held a debate session on gender-based violence to launch “the 16 days of activism” campaign.

  • WFP nutrition activities are facing critical funding gaps and treatment activities risk to come to a halt in 2018 without immediate funding.