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11 May 2016 description

Washington, D.C., 10 May 2016 -- In response to an invitation by the United Sates Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, the Director of the United Nations Development Programme’s Regional Bureau for Africa Abdoulaye Mar Dieye took part today in a briefing event on Instability in Africa in Washington D.C.

The two-part panel focused on ongoing threats in Africa’s so-called “Arc of Instability”, a region which encompasses the Sahel, the Lake Chad Region and the Horn of Africa.

17 Oct 2012 description

1) With seasonal rains ending and as vegetation dries out, locust swarms have formed in Chad and are expected to form shortly in Niger and Mali. Swarms are then expected to migrate towards the north as well as potentially into cropping areas in western/central Mali.

25 Jan 2012 description
report AlertNet

By Emma Batha

LONDON (AlertNet) – Chad, again on the brink of a food crisis, will keep lurching from one emergency to another unless donors overcome their “repetitive amnesia” on the country and tackle chronic malnutrition there, International Medical Corps (IMC) warns.

Aid groups have warned that hunger threatens between 5 and 9 million people in countries in Africa's Sahel region just below the Sahara including Chad, Niger, Mauritania, Burkina Faso and Mali.

03 Dec 2010 description

Situation Générale en novembre 2010

Prévision jusqu'à'mi-janvier 2011

La situation relative au Criquet pèlerin reste préoccupante au Soudan. Malgré les efforts en lutte du mois de novembre, des ailés ont formé de petits groupes qui se sont déplacés vers le nord-est du Soudan o=F9 ils ont pondu, tandis que plusieurs autres groupes ont traversé la mer Rouge en direction de la côte septentrionale de l'Arabie saoudite. Si de bonnes pluies tombent dans ces deux pays, les effectifs acridiens pourraient augmenter rapidement et menacer la région.

04 Oct 2010 description
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General Situation during September 2010
Forecast until mid-November 2010

11 Jan 2010 description

Jan 11 (Reuters) - Al Qaeda's North African wing have threatened to execute a French hostage if four al Qaeda prisoners being held in Mali were not released within 20 days.

Here are details about foreigners held throughout Africa:

* CHAD:

November 2009 - Frenchman Laurent Maurice, an agronomist, was kidnapped on Nov. 9 near the border with Sudan, while working for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Chad. The ICRC suspended its activities in the region on Nov.

19 Dec 2009 description

Dec 19 (Reuters) - An Italian couple were missing and their bullet-riddled car was found abandoned on Saturday in eastern Mauritania, near the border with Mali.

The vehicle was found in an area where armed groups with links to al Qaeda are known to operate, and a local journalist said they had probably been kidnapped.

Here are details about foreigners held throughout Africa:

CHAD:

November 2009 - Frenchman Laurent Maurice, an agronomist, was kidnapped on Nov.

17 Dec 2009 description

Dec 17 (Reuters) - Mali believes three Spanish aid workers who went missing in Mauritania last month are being held on its territory by al Qaeda's wing in North Africa, a source close to efforts to free them said.

Here are details about foreigners held throughout Africa:

CHAD:

November 2009 - Frenchman Laurent Maurice, an agronomist, was kidnapped on Nov. 9 near the border with Sudan, while working for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Chad. The ICRC suspended its activities in the region on Nov.

30 Nov 2009 description

Nov 30 (Reuters) - Three Spanish aid workers who disappeared in Mauritania on Sunday appear to have been kidnapped by a group linked to al Qaeda, Spain's Interior Minister Alfredo Perez Rubalcaba said.

Here are some details about foreigners held throughout Africa:

* CHAD:

November 2009 - Frenchman Laurent Maurice, an agronomist, was kidnapped on Nov. 9 near the border with Sudan, the International Committee for the Red Cross said. The ICRC suspended its activities in the region on Nov. 10.

* MALI:

November 2009 - Pierre Kamat, a Frenchman, was kidnapped on Nov.

02 Oct 2009 description

Situation Générale en septembre 2009

Prévision jusqu'à'mi-novembre 2009

La situation relative au Criquet pèlerin est restée calme en septembre. De bonnes pluies sont tombées début septembre dans la majeure partie de la zone de reproduction estivale du nord du Sahel, de la Mauritanie à l'ouest de l'érythrée, mais ont diminué par la suite. Une reproduction à petite échelle a entraîné une augmentation des effectifs acridiens en Mauritanie et des traitements limités ont été réalisés.

01 Oct 2009 description
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General Situation during September 2009
Forecast until mid-November 2009

09 Sep 2009 description

Regional meeting on landmines opens today in Pretoria

Pretoria, 9 September 2009 -- African Union members must step up their efforts towards ridding the continent of landmines and fully respecting the rights of landmine survivors, said the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL), 1997 Nobel Peace Laureate, today at the opening of a regional meeting on the issue.

28 Apr 2009 description
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COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION
Brussels, 28 April 2009

03 Dec 2007 description
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General Situation during November 2007
Forecast until mid-January 2008

03 Jul 2007 description
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General Situation during June 2007
Forecast until mid-August 2007

30 Jun 2007 description

High Profile Operations

Many high profile operations also face critical pipeline breaks in the next three months.

Afghanistan

PRRO 10427.0 - Post Conflict Relief and Rehabilitation

January 06 - December 08

Shortfalls over next 6 months (mt)(1)

Cereals
Pulses
Blended Food
Oil
Other
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