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17 Aug 2018 description
  • Excellence Monsieur le Ministre de l’Economie et de la Planification du Développement,

  • Excellence Madame et Messieurs les Ministres

  • Excellence Mesdames et Messieurs les Représentants du Corps Diplomatique

  • Messieurs les Représentants des institutions internationales et régionales

  • Mesdames et Messieurs les Représentants des Ministères, des Institutions et Services Etatiques,

16 Aug 2018 description

Flooding recorded in the Sahel, while dryness strengthens in Ethiopia

  1. The forecast for abovenormal rains during the outlook period is likely to cause flooding in Mali, Burkina Faso, and western Niger.

  2. Several weeks of above-average rainfall has damaged infrastructure and caused fatalities in Sudan. Continuing rainfall may trigger additional floods through mid-August.

16 Aug 2018 description

POPULATION MOBILITY OVERVIEW

Three major mobility patterns shaped West and Central African flows in the last three months. The first is a pattern of forced internal displacement flows, mainly as a result of the Lake Chad Basin Crisis. The Crisis directly affecting nearly 4 million persons with more than 2.27 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) and 1.49 million returns in Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger.

16 Aug 2018 description

PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR FEBRUARY 2019

16 Aug 2018 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Près de 95 pourcent des villages agricoles ont semé

  • Le nombre de PDI en constante augmentation à Tillabéry & Tahoua

  • Plus d’une dizaine de décès notifiés suite aux inondations

  • 641 cas de choléra dont dix décès enregistrés à Maradi

Installation de la campagne agropastorale 2018

15 Aug 2018 description
report Rotary

“The fact that no new cases of wild poliovirus have been detected in Nigeria points to the improved surveillance and rapid response protocols Rotary and its Global Polio Eradication Initiative partners have established, particularly in insecure and inaccessible areas,” said Michael K. McGovern, chair of Rotary’s International PolioPlus Committee. “While this progress is promising, it’s time to redouble our efforts so we can continue to maintain the political and financial support necessary to end polio for good.”

14 Aug 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • UNSC extends UNAMID mandate through June 2019

  • Relief actors scale up flood preparedness activities for the ongoing rainy season

  • High staple food prices projected to persist across Sudan through 2019

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

13 Aug 2018 description

OVERVIEW

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 59 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, including:

  • Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

  • Cholera in Cameroon

  • Cholera in Tanzania

  • Humanitarian crisis in Central African Republic

  • Humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia.

13 Aug 2018 description

Un nouveau cadre social pour promouvoir la sécurité alimentaire et les systèmes alimentaires

7 août 2018, Rome - Les guerres civiles et les conflits ont augmenté au cours de la dernière décennie, inversant la tendance qui reflétait une baisse de la faim à travers le monde.

13 Aug 2018 description
report Concern Worldwide

Written by Kristin Myers

Climate change has the power to push millions into poverty. But many communities are building resilience to climate change — with just a little help from Concern.

Would you be surprised to discover that climate change is one of the biggest threats in the fight to end global poverty? It’s true — and according to The World Bank, the effects of climate change have the power to push an additional 100 million people into poverty over the course of the next decade.

11 Aug 2018 description
report UN Security Council

CS/13454

Conseil de sécurité
8328e séance – matin

Le Conseil de sécurité a prié, ce matin, le Secrétaire général de soumettre le mandat et les activités du Bureau régional des Nations Unies pour l’Afrique centrale (BRENUAC) à un examen stratégique et de lui présenter des recommandations « sur les points à améliorer » au plus tard le 1er août 2019.

11 Aug 2018 description

TOTAL REQUIREMENT US$ 5.0 billion
TOTAL PLAN FUNDING US$ 1.6 billion
UNMET REQUIREMENT US$ 3.4 billion
FUNDING OUTSIDE PLANS US$ 369 million

10 Aug 2018 description
report UN Security Council

SC/13454

SECURITY COUNCIL
8328TH MEETING (AM)

The Security Council, noting the Secretary-General’s recommendation that the mandate of the United Nations Regional Office for Central Africa (UNOCA) be extended for another three years from 1 September, requested today that he conduct a strategic review of the Office’s mandate and activities.

10 Aug 2018 description

The gradual improvement of pastoral conditions remains insufficient to significantly impact household food security

Key Messages

10 Aug 2018 description

Endemic in the region, acute malnutrition affects not only the rural provinces of the Sahel strip. It is chronic among children under five in the Chadian capital, N’Djamena, and has reached alarming proportions in this city of about 1.5 million inhabitants.

“It has become critical this year, due to a worsening economic situation that followed the drop in oil prices,” explains Chibuzo Okonta, deputy programme manager for emergencies with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).

10 Aug 2018 description

Contexte actuel (juin 2018)

Le plan de réponse humanitaire 2018 identifie trois crises principales, dans un contexte de faible développement et de pauvreté chronique : les mouvements de population, l’insécurité alimentaire et la malnutrition, et les urgences sanitaires. Il est estimé que 4,4 millions de personnes sont dans le besoin cette année (52% de femmes) dont 1,9 millions particulièrement vulnérables ciblées pour une assistance humanitaire.

09 Aug 2018 description

226,559 Nigerian refugees displaced by the insurgency in Cameroon, Chad and Niger as of 31 July 2018
(or latest figures available)

2,254,213
Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the region displaced by the insurgency
(or latest figures available)

HIGHLIGHTS AND OPERATIONAL CONTEXT