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10 Feb 2018 description

In the first month of 2018, Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) recorded 3,609 deaths and injuries from 400 incidents of explosive violence around the world, as reported in English-language media. Civilians accounted for 72% (2,585) of the deaths and injuries recorded.

When explosive violence was used in populated areas, 88% of all casualties were civilians, compared to 24% in other areas.

10 Feb 2018 description

Baroness Cox has released a Briefing Report today addressing the ongoing attacks against the Christian community in Northern Nigeria. HART shares Baroness Cox’s concerns as we work closely with our partners and communities in Northern Nigeria.

10 Feb 2018 description

PERSONNES DANS LE BESOIN 4,4M

BESOINS HUMANITAIRES ET CHIFFRES CLÉS

L’insécurité alimentaire, les déplacements de population et les urgences sanitaires entrainent plus de 8 millions de personnes (presque deux tiers de la population tchadienne) dans une vulnérabilité aigüe ou chronique, souvent exacerbée par le faible développement et les risques climatiques. Plus de 4,4 millions de personnes dont 52% de femmes ont besoin d’une assistance humanitaire d’urgence et de soutien pour renforcer leurs moyens d’existence.

10 Feb 2018 description

POPULATION TOTALE DU TCHAD 14,7M

PERSONNES DANS LE BESOIN 4,4M

PERSONNES CIBLÉES 1,9M

BUDGET (US$) 544M

# PARTENAIRES HUMANITAIRES 135

PRÉFACE PAR LE COORDONNATEUR HUMANITAIRE

J’ai l’honneur de partager avec vous le plan de réponse humanitaire 2018 pour le Tchad. Celui-ci s’inscrit dans le cadre pluriannuel 2017-2019.

09 Feb 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • HRP aims to reach 6.1 million people northeastern Nigeria’s Adamawa,
    Borno, and Yobe states in 2018

  • FEWS NET projects severe food insecurity, risk of Famine will persist in northeastern Nigeria through mid-2018

  • Relief actors deliver food assistance for 2 million people in northeastern Nigeria in December

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

09 Feb 2018 description

to assist
1.6 million people

FAO requires
USD 31.5 million

period
January – December 2018

The conflict in northeastern Nigeria has devastated agricultural livelihoods in various ways, including livestock losses, reduced access to farmland and fishing grounds, and destruction of irrigation and farming facilities. Allowing families to produce their own food, while improving nutrition and income generation is critical to safeguard livelihoods.

Objectives

09 Feb 2018 description

Over 25,300 children arrived in Greece, Italy, Bulgaria and Spain between January and September 2017, of whom more than 14,800 (58%) were unaccompanied and separated children (UASC). Arrivals in the third quarter of 2017 increased by 33% compared to Q2 2017 (14,800 vs. 11,100).

More than 13,800 unaccompanied and separated children 92% of all children who arrived to Italy through the Central Mediterranean Route were UASC.

09 Feb 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Faits saillants :

Nigéria : Des nouveaux cas ont été reportés à Kano. Il est annoncé une intensification des activités de surveillance, des interventions WASH, et du rapportage précoce des cas.

R. D. Congo : 6 Provinces (Kinshasa, Nord et Sud Kivu, Grand Kasaï, Tanganyika, Kongo Central) regroupent la majorité des cas reportés. La riposte contre les derniers foyers à Kinshasa se poursuit ainsi que la préparation à un éventuel « rebond » épidémique.

Libéria : Sept cas suspects ont été notifiés entre S1 et S4, dont deux négatifs.

09 Feb 2018 description

9,483 surveys conducted with migrants in Italy, Bulgaria, Greece, Hungary, Kosovo, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia and The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, in 2017

Focus of the report

This report contains an analysis of the responses provided by migrants and refugees travelling along the Central and the Eastern Mediterranean routes and interviewed under IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) activities in 2017. Male and female migrants are systematically compared.

09 Feb 2018 description
  • The purpose of the analysis is to provide an overall snapshot of gaps at camp level to give an overview of the situation at a time-T, based on information available and to prioritise interventions based on agreed-upon indicators across sectors. Overall gap analysis is subject to change based on assessments, interventions and feedbacks by partners.
09 Feb 2018 description

Aboard a helicopter operated by UNHAS, colleagues of the humanitarian community travelled from Maiduguri, the main humanitarian response hub, to Damasak. A combination of poor road conditions and insecurity in this part of Nigeria makes it difficult to reach by other means.

09 Feb 2018 description

Thousands of herdsmen have moved southwards in the last few years to flee spreading desertification in the north

ABUJA, Feb 7 (Reuters) - The Nigerian army on Wednesday said it will deploy troops to improve security in central states where a spate of communal violence has prompted criticism of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Read more on Reuters.

09 Feb 2018 description

Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari, declared Boko Haram “technically defeated” in 2015, but in reality the insurgency is far from over. The number of suicide bomb attacks was at its highest in two years in 2017. The group’s violence and the military campaign against it have forced 1.9 million people to flee their homes in north-eastern Nigeria since 2009, and Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state, at one point doubled in size as many sought the relative security of the city and its periphery.

09 Feb 2018 description

For the first time ever, the trio of Aishatu, 5, her siblings Musa, 3 and Umar, 1 received vaccinations against measles, polio and yellow fever at a transit point on the outskirts of Banki town in Borno state. A World Health Organization (WHO) Special Intervention Team of community health workers caught up with Aishatu’s family on their way from Banki in Borno state to the Chad Republic.

08 Feb 2018 description

With conflict and climate-related shocks sending global hunger numbers marching back up after declining for decades, FAO is asking for $1.06 billion to save lives and livelihoods and address acute hunger in 26 countries.