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16 Jan 2019 description

The Early Warning Early Action (EWEA) report on food security and agriculture is produced by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). It provides a quarterly forward-looking analysis of major disaster risks to food security and agriculture, specifically highlighting:

16 Jan 2019 description

Between July and September 2018, Flow Monitoring Points (FMPs) were active in seven countries across the West and Central Africa region: Burkina Faso, Guinea, Chad, Mali, Niger, Nigeria and Senegal. On average, 5,440 travellers were observed daily at Flow Monitoring Points set up in the West and Central Africa region. This represented a fifteen per cent increase when compared to the second quarter (AprilJune 2018).

15 Jan 2019 description

BURKINA FASO

L’ÉTAT D’URGENCE PROLONGÉ DÛ À L’INSÉCURITÉ

Le 11 janvier, les autorités ont prolongé de six mois l’état d’urgence dans plusieurs provinces du nord du pays, où les attaques de groupes armés se sont multipliées ces derniers mois, dont l’une ayant fait12 morts le 10 janvier. L'état d'urgence prolongé aura probablement un impact sur l'accès des groupes d'aide et des populations des zones touchées. La violence a déplacé plus de 5 000 personnes au cours de la semaine écoulée.

15 Jan 2019 description

BURKINA FASO

STATE OF EMERGENCY EXTENDED OVER INSECURITY

The authorities on 11 January extended by six months the state of emergency in several northern provinces where attacks by armed groups have surged in recent months, including one on 10 January that killed 12 people. The extended state of emergency is likely to have an impact on access by aid groups and populations of the affected areas. The violence has displaced more than 5,000 people over the past week.

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

AID WORKER KILLED IN ARMED RAID

14 Jan 2019 description

Overview

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme (WHE) is currently monitoring 60 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, including:

13 Jan 2019 description

ICT4D as a Critical Tool in Humanitarian Settings in the CARO Region

12 Jan 2019 description
report UN News Service

L'Organisation internationale pour les migrations (OIM) au Tchad a déclaré vendredi avoir besoin de 1,2 million de dollars pour fournir une aide d'urgence à plus de 950 migrants et ressortissants tchadiens déplacés par des affrontements intercommunautaires autour de deux mines d'or près de la frontière libyenne à la fin du mois de décembre.

11 Jan 2019 description

Within the period of 31 December 2018 to 06 January 2019, a total of 26,426 movements were recorded, including 24,902 arrivals and 1,524 departures. Arrivals were recorded at locations in Askira Uba, Bama, Biu, Chibok, Damboa, Dikwa, Gwoza, Hawul, Jere, Konduga, Mafa, Magumeri, Maiduguri, Mobbar and Ngala Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Borno state and locations in Demsa, Fufore, Girei, Gombi, Guyuk, Hong, Lamurde, Madagali, Maiha, Mayo Belwa, Michika, Mubi South, Numan, Song, Yola North and Yola South LGAs of Adamawa state.

11 Jan 2019 description

Food Security Snapshot

  • Above-average harvest gathered in 2018
  • Average economic growth and slightly increasing inflation rate
  • Stable prices of coarse grains compared to last year
  • Continued food and humanitarian assistance needed, including for refugees

Above-average harvest gathered in 2018

11 Jan 2019 description
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At the end of December 2018, 21 Humanitarian Response Plans (HRP) and the Syria Regional Response Plan (3RP) required US$24.93 billion to assist 97.9 million people in urgent need of humanitarian support. The requirements remained unchanged as of the end of November 2018. The plans are funded at $14.58 billion which amounts to 58.5 per cent of financial requirements for 2018. Notably, the percentage of total funding contributed through humanitarian response plans carried out by the UN with partners in 2018 is estimated at 62.9%.

11 Jan 2019 description
report UN Security Council

CS/13660
10 JANVIER 2019

S’il y a eu plusieurs évolutions positives en Afrique de l’Ouest et au Sahel au cours des six derniers mois, notamment sur le plan électoral, on a observé une montée de l’insécurité et une certaine instabilité politique dans plusieurs pays de la région, a constaté, ce matin au Conseil de sécurité, le Représentant spécial du Secrétaire général et Chef du Bureau des Nations Unies pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest et le Sahel (UNOWAS).

10 Jan 2019 description
report UN Security Council

SC/13660

Ensuring full respect for human rights will be key for the success of several elections due to take place in 2019 in West Africa and the Sahel amidst a highly challenging security environment, the head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS) told the Security Council today.