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09 Mar 2018 description


  • USG announces more than $128 million in new humanitarian funding for the Lake Chad Basin

  • An estimated 110 girls remain missing after armed attack in northeastern Nigeria’s Yobe State

  • Armed attack in northeastern Nigeria’s Rann town results in aid worker deaths, suspension of relief operation

Key Developments

08 Mar 2018 description

Dr Adele Daleke Lisi Aluma works to reach children who have never been vaccinated

When the sun rises in the health district of Bol, in Chad, Dr Adele’s day begins. Launching her canoe into the reed-filled waters of Lake Chad, and taking a look at the map, she readies herself for the long journey ahead. In four to six hours time she will arrive at a remote island, where there are children never before reached with vaccines.

08 Mar 2018 description

Rapport mission conjointe d’évaluation rapide de la sécurité alimentaire des villages affectés par le déficit pluviométrique de la campagne agropastorale de 2017/2018 du 22 au 25 janvier 2018 dans le département de Mangalmé et du Guéra, région du Guéra.

I. Introduction

Du 21 au 26 janvier 2018, le Cluster Sécurité alimentaire a conduit une mission d’évaluation rapide dans la région du Guéra.

08 Mar 2018 description
report UN Security Council

7 MARS 2018

Le 23 février 2018, le Comité du Conseil de sécurité créé par la résolution 2127 (2013)concernant la République centrafricaine a examiné, lors de consultations, les dernières informations fournies par le Groupe d’experts en application de l’alinéa d) du paragraphe 28 de la résolution 2339 (2017).

07 Mar 2018 description
report UN Security Council


On 23 February 2018, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2127 (2013) concerning the Central African Republic held informal consultations to consider the progress update of the Panel of Experts, which was submitted in pursuance of paragraph 28 (d) of resolution 2339 (2017).

07 Mar 2018 description
report World Bank

Investment surpasses April 2016 commitment three years ahead of schedule

WASHINGTON, March 7, 2018 – The World Bank Group (WBG) has invested US$3.2 billion over the past two years in education projects benefiting adolescent girls, surpassing its April 2016 commitment to invest US$2.5 billion over five years, the organization announced today on the eve of International Women’s Day.

07 Mar 2018 description



Arrivals: 6,243 individuals

Departures: 767 individuals

Transit: 8 individuals

07 Mar 2018 description

ABU DHABI, 6th March, 2018 (WAM) -- The delegation from the Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation is continuing its tour of African countries, to explore the needs of their citizens in terms of sustainability, charity and education, as well as to establish related projects, as part of the foundation’s Year of Zayed celebrations.

06 Mar 2018 description

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 5 March 2018

As delivered

Excellencies, distinguished delegates, ladies and gentlemen. It is a pleasure to be here at the annual DIHAD conference.

Today, I will focus on how we can do better in humanitarian and development action with available resources, and how can we scale up innovative programming modalities, partnerships and financing models to not only meet humanitarian needs more effectively, but also to reduce them over time?

06 Mar 2018 description

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
March 6, 2018

Today, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced nearly $533 million in humanitarian assistance for the people of Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan, and Nigeria, as well as countries in the Lake Chad region, where millions are facing life-threatening food insecurity and malnutrition as a result of ongoing conflict or prolonged drought. While humanitarian aid is truly life-saving, this assistance will not solve these crises, most of which are largely manmade.

06 Mar 2018 description

Over the last ten years, it has become evident that the demographic dividend framework offers a strategic basis for focusing and prioritizing investments in people in general and youth in particular, in order to achieve sustainable development. The demographic dividend framework is in line with Africa’s Agenda 2063 and its’ ‘First Ten-Year Implementation Plan’ which together lay a strong foundation for the vision of African leaders in all facets of the continent’s development.