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13 Nov 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Nigeria DART transitions, permanent field staff continue to support continuing humanitarian response

  • Recent AOG attacks in northeastern Nigeria heighten security concerns for aid workers and civilians

  • Staff assess conditions, monitor programs during USAID/OFDA site visit to Chad

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

12 Nov 2018 description

What: Launch of the UN Nigeria Humanitarian Fund – Private Sector Initiative (NHF-PSI).
When: Thursday 15 November 2018,
- 2:30pm: Press Pre-Briefing
- 3:45pm: Launch event (begins at 4:00pm sharp)
Where: The Wings Complex, Oando; 17A Ozumba Mbadiwe Avenue, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria
Who: The United Nations and Nigeria’s top business leaders will launch the NHF-PSI and thereafter address the members of the press

05 Nov 2018 description

Context: The crisis currently affecting the Lake Chad Basin countries is a result of conflict with Non-State Armed Groups and has triggered significant displacement of populations. As of 20 October 2018, Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria are hosting an estimated 4,512,763 affected individuals made up of internally displaced persons (IDPs), refugees (both in- and out-of-camp), returnees (former IDPs and returnees from abroad) and third country nationals (TCNs).

30 Oct 2018 description

In Nigeria, Flow Monitoring Points were established since March 2017 in several important transit locations in Sokoto and Kano; daily movements of passenger buses to and from Niger is observed at these points daily. This dashboard is an overview of the data collected in these Flow Monitoring Points in September 2018.

25 Oct 2018 description

Highlights
- Approximately 2.4 million people remain internally displaced across the Lake Chad Basin
- Authorities in Nigeria’s Borno and Yobe states declare cholera outbreaks
- USG provides $435 million in FY 2018 to respond to urgent humanitarian needs in the region

23 Oct 2018 description

Background

The Lake Chad Basin humanitarian emergency is among the most severe in the world. The protracted conflict has uprooted around 2.5 million people, stoked high levels of hunger and malnutrition, and subjected millions of civilians to extreme hardship. Insecurity is hampering the resumption of normal life, leaving conflict-affected families dependent on humanitarian assistance for survival.

Recent Developments

23 Oct 2018 description

Regional Highlights

  • Donors pledge $2.17 billion for assistance
  • Region faces worst cholera outbreak since 2010
  • Rains complicate aid access in Cameroon’s Far North
  • Malnutrition surpass emergency threshold in much of Chad

Situation Overview

WORST CHOLERA EPIDEMIC IN EIGHT YEARS

23 Oct 2018 description

Par le Centre d’études stratégiques de l’Afrique

19 octobre 2018

Les conflits sont un facteur central de la géographie de l’insécurité alimentaire en Afrique. Plus un conflit se poursuit, plus l'acuité de cette insécurité s'aggrave.

23 Oct 2018 description

TCHAD

DES ORGANISATIONS HUMANITAIRES SUSPENDENT LEURS ACTIVITÉS À CAUSE DE L’INSÉCURITÉ

23 Oct 2018 description

CHAD

AID GROUPS SUSPEND WORK OVER INSECURITY

Six aid organizations have suspended operations following a series of attacks in late September in Bol and Baga-Sola areas of the western Lac region. Thirteen people were killed and five kidnapped in seven separate attacks.
The assailants also stole cattle and other property. The surge in attacks is likely to further restrict humanitarian access. The Multinational Joint Task Force is reinforcing presence to counter the armed raiders.

DR CONGO

18 Oct 2018 description
report Plan International

The Lake Chad Basin Crisis remains one of the largest humanitarian emergencies in the world and continues to affect the North-East of Nigeria, the Far North Region of Cameroon, the Lac Region of Chad and the Diffa Region in Niger. Around 17 Million people live in the affected areas across the four countries. More than 2.4 million people remain displaced.

13 Oct 2018 description

Messages clés

  • La poursuite de la pluviométrie jusqu’en fin Septembre dans la majeure partie de la région et en début octobre par endroits confirme des récoltes au moins moyennes dans la région même si des dégâts pourraient être observés sur certaines cultures en maturité comme le niébé. La situation pastorale s’est nettement améliorée grâce au bon développement des pâturages et au remplissage des mares. L’embonpoint des animaux est satisfaisant et améliore leur valeur marchande.

13 Oct 2018 description

Good harvest prospects are expected to improve food security except in conflict areas

Key Messages

12 Oct 2018 description

TOTAL REQUIREMENT US$ 5.0 billion
TOTAL PLAN FUNDING US$ 1.9 billion
UNMET REQUIREMENT US$ 3.1 billion
FUNDING OUTSIDE PLANS US$ 391 million

05 Oct 2018 description

The Lake Chad Basin is facing the worst cholera outbreak since 2010. With more than 38,000 cases and 845 deaths officially reported in Cameroon, Niger and Nigeria since the beginning of 2018, it is 15 times more than the average cholera caseload over the past four years.

05 Oct 2018 description

Boko Haram, a Hausa phrase meaning ‘Western Education is forbidden’ or ‘Western Education is sinful’ is the name commonly used to refer to the movement ‘Ahlisunnah Lidda’awati wa’l-Jihad’, or the ‘People Committed for the Propagation of the Prophet’s Teachings and Jihad’. The movement has its origins in Maiduguri city, the capital of Borno state in North East Nigeria.

04 Oct 2018 description

This study of 133 projects shows how policy is being translated into practice and the need for evidence-based interventions.

Introduction

Efforts aimed at preventing and countering violent extremism (P/CVE) have emerged onto the global stage with unprecedented speed and attracted substantial financial investment. This is unsurprising – the idea that action can be taken to eliminate the potential for devastating violence before it is perpetrated brings great hope and inspiration.