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31 Jan 2019 description

OVERVIEW BY SECTOR, OBJECTIVES AND INDICATORS

Objective 1: Ensure sufficient, coordinated and adequate delivery of emergency shelter solutions to respond to the immediate shelter needs of the affected people

# of households provided with emergency shelter solutions and support

Objective 2: Deliver reinforced/ transitional shelters and repair assistance to respond to the specific shelter needs of the affected people

# of households receiving reinforced / transitional shelter solution

31 Jan 2019 description

Messages clés

  • Les conflits au Lac Tchad et au Tibesti continuent de causer des mouvements de population et d’affecter les moyens d’existence et les échanges. Les derniers affrontements, à la frontière tchado-nigériane ont occasionné le déplacement de 1658 personnes et l’arrivée à Ngouboua de 3487 réfugiés nigérians. Ces zones font face à une insécurité alimentaire en Stress et en Crise (Phases2 ! et 3 de l’IPC) respectivement avec et sans aide alimentaire.

30 Jan 2019 description

Statement by Eric Batonon, Country Director in Nigeria for the Norwegian Refugee Council

"The Norwegian Refugee Council is alarmed by the massive displacement of 30,000 people from the Nigerian town of Rann into Cameroon, less than one week after 9,000 Nigerians fled a deadly attack in the city.

Last week, the Nigerian refugees who had crossed into Cameroon, were forced to return.

30 Jan 2019 description
  • According to the latest estimates, 35 000 people from Nigeria have sought refuge in Cameroon after the security forces left the city of Rann (Northeast Nigeria) on 27 January. Rann has been reportedly burned by non-state armed groups and 15 civilians killed.
  • Some humanitarian partners have enhanced their response to respond to the sudden influx of refugees, mostly in terms of pre-registration and access to water. However, the capacity of these organisations to respond is limited.
30 Jan 2019 description

POPULATION TOTALE 22M

DANS LE BESOIN 2,3M

PERSONNES CIBLÉES 1,6M

BUDGET (US$) 383M

PARTENAIRES HUMANITAIRES 164

PRÉFACE PAR LA COORDONNATRICE HUMANITAIRE

30 Jan 2019 description

Les réfugiés et les migrants qui tentent de rejoindre l’Europe par la mer Méditerranée ont perdu la vie à un rythme alarmant en 2018, tandis qu’une réduction des opérations de recherche et de sauvetage continue de faire de cette traversée maritime la plus meurtrière au monde. Selon le tout dernier rapport « Voyages du désespoir », publié aujourd’hui par le HCR, l’Agence des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés, six vies humaines ont été perdues, en moyenne, chaque jour.

30 Jan 2019 description
report BioMed Central

Philippa Druce†, Ekaterina Bogatyreva†, Frederik Francois Siem, Scott Gates, Hanna Kaade, Johanne Sundby, Morten Rostrup, Catherine Andersen, Siri Camilla Aas Rustad, Andrew Tchie, Robert Mood, Håvard Mokleiv Nygård, Henrik Urdal and Andrea Sylvia Winkler

†Contributed equally

Conflict and Health 2019 13:2

https://doi.org/10.1186/s13031-019-0186-0 | © The Author(s). 2019

Abstract

29 Jan 2019 description

Six people died each day attempting to cross Mediterranean in 2018, UNHCR report shows

Refugees and migrants attempting to reach Europe via the Mediterranean Sea lost their lives at an alarming rate in 2018, as cuts in search and rescue operations reinforced its position as the world’s deadliest sea crossing. The latest ‘Desperate Journeys’ report, released today by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, says six lives were lost on average every day.

29 Jan 2019 description

Abuja, 29 January 2019 – Millions of civilians continue to grapple with extreme adversity across northeast Nigeria and the rest of the Lake Chad region where a recent surge in violence has uprooted tens of thousands more people, exacerbating an already dire humanitarian situation.

29 Jan 2019 description

Les prix des aliments de base en baisse saisonnière continuent, mais pourraient demeurer proches de la moyenne

Messages clés

29 Jan 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund

West and Central Africa is home to only 11 per cent of the global population of children, but accounts for 30 per cent of global child deaths, 30 per cent of global child malnutrition, 42 per cent of global maternal deaths and 36 per cent of the world’s out-of-school children. Conflicts in the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Lake Chad basin, northwest and southwest Cameroon and the triangle of northern Burkina Faso, central Mali and western Niger have led to mass displacement, both internally and across borders.

29 Jan 2019 description

Over 2.0 million IDPs are in the northeast as the conflict persists

Messages clés

The insurgents have intensified attacks in northeast Nigeria, particularly in northern and eastern Borno, restricting access to some populations. Most affected households in Borno, southern Yobe and northern Adamawa states will continue to face Crisis (IPC Phase 3) and Emergency (IPC Phase 4) outcomes. Populations in hard to reach areas are likely facing similar or worse food security situation relative to adjoining accessible areas.

29 Jan 2019 description

Ceci est un résumé des déclarations du porte-parole du HCR Babar Baloch – à qui toute citation peut être attribuée – lors de la conférence de presse du 29 janvier 2019 au Palais des Nations à Genève.

29 Jan 2019 description

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Babar Baloch – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, together with the UN Development Programme and other partners, is today launching the 2019 Nigeria Regional Refugee Response Plan (RRRP), an appeal for US$135 million to help hundreds of thousands of people displaced by the worsening Boko Haram insurgency in the Lake Chad Basin region.

29 Jan 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund

All materials and information strictly embargoed for 1000 GMT 29 January 2019
Embargoed appeal overview, B-Roll and photos are available for download here: https://weshare.unicef.org/Package/2AMZIFI7QW8B

WHAT: As UNICEF launches a US$3.9 billion appeal to reach 41 million children in humanitarian emergencies in 59 countries worldwide, interviews in English, Spanish and French are available with key UNICEF spokespeople in Geneva and around the world.