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THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 1257/96 of 20 June 1996 concerning humanitarian aid1 , and in particular Article 2, Article 4 and Article 15(2) and (3) thereof,

Having regard to Council Decision 2013/755/EU of 25 November 2013 on the association of the overseas countries and territories with the European Union ('Overseas Association Decision')2 , and in particular Article 79 thereof,

15 Jul 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • In the reporting Week 27 (July 2-8, 2018) seven new confirmediI cases were reported from Ondo(3), Edo(2), Taraba(1) and Plateau (1) with three deaths Ondo(2) and Plateau (1)

  • From 1st January to 8th July 2018, a total of 2115 suspectedi cases have been reported from 21 states. Of these, 446 were confirmed positive, 10 are probable, 1652 negative (not a case)

15 Jul 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

 The multiagency cholera emergency operations center (EOC) hosted at NCDC continues to coordinate the response. This is the fourth situation report.

15 Jul 2018 description

IOM continues to respond to the humanitarian crisis in conflict-affected northeast Nigeria: 6.1 million people are targeted for humanitarian assistance in 2018, and while this represents a slight decrease from the 6.9 million people targeted in 2017, humanitarian needs remain severe amidst a volatile security situation. In June 2018, IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) identified 1.9 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) in six northeastern states.

14 Jul 2018 description

Despite forecasts for favorable rainfall, well below-average harvests again expected in northeast Nigeria

KEY MESSAGES

14 Jul 2018 description

INTRODUCTION

The CCCM Site Tracker is a bi-weekly service monitoring and gap analysis tool produced by IOM Site Management teams. The site tracker supports humanitarian partners in identifying gaps in assistance and service delivery. It enables stakeholders to track activities thereby avoiding duplication of efforts and improving the namely delivery of assistance. As of June 2018, 21 camps were covered by IOM Site Facilitators in Adamawa State. Assessments focused on the following LGAs in the state: Fufore, Girei, Yola South and Yola North.

14 Jul 2018 description

Maiduguri, 13 July 2018 - With the support of World Health Organization (WHO) and partners, Borno State Ministry of Health plans to reach more than 1.1 million children aged three to 59 months with anti-malaria therapy in 13 local government areas (LGAs), including security compromised Mobbar, Ngala, and Monguno. From 14 – 17 July 2018, anti-malaria drug administrators will be visiting households to administer the first dose of the 4-cycle campaign, which aims to mitigate against increased cases and deaths during the 2018 peak transmission period in the state.

13 Jul 2018 description

The DTM Monthly Regional Update contains consolidated summary updates and highlights from field DTM implementation. This document covers updates from the regional network of flow monitoring of migrants as well as the tracking and monitoring of internal displacement in the country. It is published on monthly basis and currently covering the West and Central Africa Region.

13 Jul 2018 description

TOTAL REQUIREMENT US$ 4.9 billion
TOTAL FUNDING US$ 1.5 billion
UNMET REQUIREMENT US$ 3.4 billion
FUNDING OUTSIDE PLANS US$ 363 million

Figures in US$

13 Jul 2018 description
report Theirworld

Four years after the mass abductions, a second man has been jailed for his part in Boko Haram's reign of terror against education and civil rights.

More than four years after the Chibok school abductions, a second man has been jailed for his part in the infamous attack.

Banzana Yusuf was sentenced to 20 years in prison for the "planning and kidnapping" of 276 Nigerian schoolgirls, which led to the global #BringBackOurGirls campaign.

13 Jul 2018 description

In June 2018, Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) recorded 2,461 deaths and injuries from 257 incidents of explosive violence around the world, as reported in English-language media. Civilians accounted for 67% (1,641) of the deaths and injuries recorded.

When explosive violence was used in populated areas, 89% of all casualties were civilians, compared to 15% in other areas.

13 Jul 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights:

Nigeria: at W25, 828 cases were reported from 12 States. A National Emergency Operations Centre has been activated, and Rapid Response Teams deployed in Kano, Bauchi, Plateau, Zamfara, and Adamawa States.

Cameroon: between May 18th-July 9th, 38 cases (5 confirmed) and 4 deaths were reported from the North (see p. 2)

D. R. Congo: more than 500 cases reported at W25 and 26, despite an overall low completeness. The Grand Kasaï region gathers almost half of the total reported cases with a high lethality (see p. 2).

13 Jul 2018 description

Within the period of 3 – 9 July 2018, a total of 4,716 movements were recorded, including 3,749 arrivals, 874 departures and 93 transit movements at locations in Askira/Uba, Bama, Biu, Chibok, Damboa, Demsa, Dikwa, Fufore, Girei, Gombi, Guzamala, Gwoza, Hawul, Hong, Jere, Kaga, Kala/Balge, Konduga, Kukawa, Madagali, Mafa, Magumeri, Maiduguri, Maiha, Michika, Mobbar, Monguno, Mubi-North, Mubi-South, Ngala, Nganzai, Numan, Yola-North and Yola-South Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Adamawa and Borno States.

13 Jul 2018 description

In this edition of the VOICE out loud we have asked our members to share their experiences from working in the Lake Chad Basin.

Their stories show how crises can become protracted and complex, with the effects of climate change layering with underdevelopment and conflicts, all feeding off each other, and contributing to hunger and the need for assistance and protection.

13 Jul 2018 description

The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 57 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, including:

Rift Valley fever in Uganda
Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Lassa fever in Liberia
Humanitarian crisis in South Sudan
Humanitarian crisis in north-east Nigeria.

  • For each of these events, a brief description, followed by public health measures implemented and an interpretation of the situation is provided.

12 Jul 2018 description

Rainfall continues in the Sahel, no weather hazards reported over Africa

Africa Overview

Rainfall continues over the Sahel

12 Jul 2018 description

Overview

The Early Warning Early Action initiative has been developed with the understanding that disaster losses and emergency response costs can be drastically reduced by using early warning analysis to act before a crisis escalates into an emergency.
Early actions strengthen the resilience of at-risk populations, mitigate the impact of disasters and help communities, governments and national and international humanitarian agencies to respond more effectively and efficiently.

José Graziano da Silva, FAO Director-General

12 Jul 2018 description

Libya continues to be the main transit point for departure from North Africa towards Europe. UNHCR's interventions at disembarkation points in Libya focus on the provision of life-saving assistance and protection monitoring, to identify persons in need of international protection, as well as vulnerable individuals, such as unaccompanied and separated children, elderly, medical cases, women at risk or victims of trafficking. UNHCR through its partner International Medical Corps provides medical services and core relief items.