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16 Aug 2017 description

BURKINA FASO

UNE ATTAQUE TERRORISTE TUE AU MOINS 18 PERSONNES

Le 13 août, des hommes armés ont pris d'assaut un restaurant dans la capitale Ouagadougou et ont tué 18 personnes et blessé 22 autres, selon le gouvernement. Deux attaquants ont été tués. Une attaque similaire dans un café voisin en janvier 2016 avait fait 30 morts.

TCHAD

ENVIRON 200 NOUVEAUX RÉFUGIÉS DE LA RCA DANS LE SUD

16 Aug 2017 description

Burkina Faso

Terror attack kills at least 18 people
On 13 August, gunmen stormed a restaurant in the capital Ouagadougou and killed 18 people, and wounding 22 others, according to the government. Two attackers were killed. A similar attack on a nearby cafe in January 2016 killed 30 people.

Chad

02 Jun 2017 description

Highlights

  • Ministry of Health and Sanitation staff and partners were trained on implementation of the stunting prevention pilot in Moyamba district.

  • Homeless storm victims received food assistance in Mile 91 town of Tonkolili district in northern Sierra Leone.

  • WFP, in collaboration with the national disaster management authority, Red Cross and Save the Children, provided food and non-food items to households affected by fire and host families sheltering them in Susan’s Bay area of the capital Freetown.

02 Mar 2016 description

CAMEROUN

DES CENTAINES D’OTAGES LIBÉRÉS SELON L’ARMÉE

Le gouvernement a déclaré le 26 février qu'il avait sauvé 850 villageois de Boko Haram au cours d'une opération militaire conjointe avec le Nigeria où 92 membres du groupe armé ont également été tués. L'opération a été effectuée dans le village nigérian de Kumshe, près de la frontière avec le Cameroun. La région de l'Extrême Nord du Cameroun a maintes fois été frappée par des attentats-suicides soupçonnés d'être perpétrés par Boko Haram.

02 Mar 2016 description

CAMEROON

ARMY SAYS RESCUES HUNDREDS OF HOSTAGES

The Government said on 26 February that it had rescued 850 villagers from Boko Haram during a joint military operation with Nigeria in which 92 members of the armed group were also killed. The operation was carried out in the Nigerian village of Kumshe near the border with Cameroon. Cameroon’s Far North region has repeatedly been hit by suicide attacks suspected to be perpetrated by Boko Haram.

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

FIRE LEAVES OVER 700 IDPS HOMELESS

01 Oct 2013 description

Summary: CHF 167,769 was allocated from the IFRC’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) on 15 January 2013 to support the National Society in delivering assistance to some 2,253 beneficiaries in four locations/districts affected by the fire disaster.

The initial objective of Sierra Leone Red Cross Society (SLRCS) intervention was to support the impoverished fire disaster victims in Bo, Pujehun, Bonthe and Moyamba districts who were left languishing in neighbouring villages as a result of the disaster.

19 Feb 2013 description

Period covered by this update: 16 January to 9 February, 2013.

Summary: CHF 167,769 was allocated from the IFRC’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) on 15 January, 2013 to support Sierra Leone Red Cross Society (SLRCS) in delivering assistance to 2,253 beneficiaries. Unearmarked funds to repay DREF are encouraged.

16 Jan 2013 description

CHF 167,769 has been allocated from the IFRC’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to support Sierra Leone National Society in delivering immediate assistance to some 2,253 beneficiaries. Unearmarked funds to repay DREF are encouraged.

Summary:

Currently, Sierra Leone is facing heightened risks of fire outbreaks due to the hot and dry season.