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18 Sep 2018 description

The European Commission has allocated €26.5 million in emergency aid for vulnerable families affected by the humanitarian crisis in the Central African Republic and its spill-over into neighbouring countries.

The funding comes as some 2.5 million, half the country's population, are in need of assistance, with the crisis triggering an influx of refugees into neighbouring countries.

18 Sep 2018 description

Dakar – In August 2018 IOM, the UN Migration Agency, conducted the first climate data collection and tracking exercise in the four countries around the Lake Chad Basin – Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria – to gather baseline data on the nexus between climate change, conflict, migration and livelihoods.

Throughout the region, 3,685 households and 475 key informants were interviewed in locations selected based on their proximity to the Lake and their experience of climate events and conflict.

18 Sep 2018 description
report Insecurity Insight

Africa

Cameroon

10 August 2018: In Bamenda city, Mezam department, Northwest province, an ambulance belonging to the Bamenda Regional Hospital was shot at by either national military personnel or Ambazonian fighters, seriously wounding a nurse, and slightly injuring the driver. Source: Cameroon-Info

Côte d’Ivoire

17 Sep 2018 description

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 52 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, including:

17 Sep 2018 description

Update of UNHCR’s operations in Africa

A. Situational context

14 Sep 2018 description

1. INTRODUCTION

IOM works with national and local authorities, as well as community-based organizations, to better understand migration movements in West and Central Africa. Using tools from the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) - the flow monitoring registry (FMR) and survey (FMS) - teams of enumerators work in major transit areas to monitor intra- and interregional migration movements.

2. FLOW MONITORING METHODOLOGY

14 Sep 2018 description

TOTAL REQUIREMENT US$ 5.0 billion
TOTAL PLAN FUNDING US$ 1.8 billion
UNMET REQUIREMENT US$ 3.2 billion
FUNDING OUTSIDE PLANS US$ 350 million

14 Sep 2018 description

FUNDING REQUIRED $25.33B

FUNDING RECEIVED $10.19B

UNMET REQUIREMENTS $15.14B

COVERAGE 40.2%

PEOPLE IN NEED 133.8M

PEOPLE TO RECEIVE AID 97.4M

COUNTRIES AFFECTED 41

13 Sep 2018 description

PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR MARCH 2019

12 Sep 2018 description

Introduction.

More than four years after the crisis broke out in December 2013, the situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) remains extremely worrying. Since May 2017, new violence between armed groups has forced thousands of people to flee, resulting in a quarter of the population either being internally displaced or living as a refugee in neighbouring countries. The European Union supports those most affected by providing basic items and services such as food, healthcare, emergency shelter, water and sanitation, and protection of civilians.

12 Sep 2018 description

Plus de 10 millions de personnes vivant dans le bassin du lac Tchad en Afrique ( le nord-est du Nigéria et certaines régions du Niger, Tchad et Cameroun ) font face à une crise humanitaire profonde provoquée par la pauvreté extrême, le changement climatique et de violents conflits.

11 Sep 2018 description

(September 10, 2018 – New York) The Republic of Cameroon has announced its endorsement of the Safe Schools Declaration, said the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA) today. Cameroon is the 81st country worldwide and the 22nd African Union member to join this international political agreement to protect education during armed conflict.

10 Sep 2018 description

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 55 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, including:

Declaration of the end of the listeriosis outbreak in South Africa
Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Cholera in Niger
Cholera in Cameroon
Hepatitis E in Namibia
Humanitarian crisis in Central African Republic.

10 Sep 2018 description

Regional Flow Monitoring Network

26 FMPs and 10 mobile FMPs are currently operational in 7 countries. No FMPS were activated or de-activated during this period.

10 Sep 2018 description

The eighteenth meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) regarding the international spread of poliovirus was convened by the Director General on 15 August 2018 at WHO headquarters with members, advisers and invited Member States attending via teleconference.

07 Sep 2018 description

Situation Overview**

  • The crisis in the Lake Chad basin, affecting parts of Nigeria, Niger, Chad and Cameroon and triggered by a regionalized armed conflict, is mainly a protection crisis.

  • Over 2.6 million people have been forcibly displaced, while violence and insecurity have also had a negative impact on the lives and livelihoods of 17.4 million of local population in the affected areas

07 Sep 2018 description

Situation

  • Prolonged conflict perpetuated by Boko Haram and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria-West Africa has spurred massive displacement and undermined food security in northeast Nigeria.
    As of mid-2018, the insurgency had displaced approximately 1.7 million people within Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states and forced nearly 226,000 Nigerians to flee into neighboring Cameroon, Chad and Niger, according to the UN.

06 Sep 2018 description
report ACTED

En 2015, les attaques de Boko Haram sur les rives et îles du Lac Tchad ont provoqué d’importants déplacements de populations, entraînant une crise humanitaire sans précédent dans la région. Trois ans plus tard, 139 000 personnes sont toujours déplacées et restent dans le besoin.

Déplacements dans la région du Lac Tchad (au 30 juin 2018)

9892 réfugiés

20 582 retournés tchadiens

108 428 personnes déplacées

51 000 retournés

05 Sep 2018 description

In Numbers

2,300 mt of food assistance distributed

US$454,670 cash-based transfers made

US$2.8 m six months (July-December 2018) net funding requirements

322,200 people assisted in July 2018

Operational Updates