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18 Sep 2018 description

SECURITY AND OPERATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS

Security Highlights:

  • In August, Nigeria witnessed an upsurge in Boko Haram attacks in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe States – resulting in more than 200 security incidents. Over 125 people were reportedly killed in the attacks.
    Consequently, widespread attacks, counter-insurgency activities as well as impassable roads impeded access to people in need of assistance, especially in not-easy-to-reach areas.

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

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.

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.

04 Sep 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • USG announces $173.6 million in humanitarian funding for the Lake Chad Basin response

  • Humanitarian partners continue to deliver life-saving assistance across the Lake Chad Basin

  • Relief actors identify and respond to acute humanitarian needs among recently arrived IDPs in Bama’s GSSSS camp

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

04 Sep 2018 description
report African Union

Abuja – Nigeria, 30 August 2018: A Ministerial Conference of the Member States of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) was held at the Sheraton Hotel in Abuja with the support of the African Union (AU) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The conference was organised to consider and adopt the Regional Stabilisation, Recovery and Resilience Strategy for Areas Affected by Boko Haram in the Lake Chad Basin Region.

04 Sep 2018 description

Financial requirements for strengthening resilience in the Lake Chad Basin – methodological approach

Besoins financiers liés au renforcement de la résilience dans le bassin du lac Tchad : approche méthodologique

BUDGET NOTE CAMEROON

04 Sep 2018 description
  • Conference highlights the regional dimension of the Lake Chad crisis, the crucial role of local actors, cross-border cooperation and ownership at all levels

  • Donors announce US$2.17 billion to support humanitarian, peacebuilding and development activities in Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria; multilateral financial institutions announce US$467 million in concessional loans

  • Stakeholders commit to address the immediate and longer-term needs and help build the resilience of millions of crisis-affected people in the Lake Chad region

04 Sep 2018 description

Germany, Nigeria, Norway and the United Nations hosted the High-Level Conference on the Lake Chad Region which brought together 27 nations, 24 regional and international organizations and representatives of national and international civil society. We convened to recommit to work together to address the humanitarian needs and build the resilience of the over 17 million people still affected by the regional crisis and to identify ways of strengthening the collective response.

04 Sep 2018 description
report Plan International

La crise dans le Bassin du Lac Tchad est l'une des urgences humanitaires les plus graves au monde, ayant déplacé plus de 2,4 millions de personnes, dont la moitié sont des enfants, et laissé plus de 10,7 millions de personnes dans une situation d'aide humanitaire.

La crise s’est déclenchée dans une région en proie à une fragilité chronique, où la pauvreté, le chômage et le manque de perspectives pour les jeunes alimentent l'extrémisme et sont aggravés par la dégradation de l'environnement et les impacts du changement climatique.

04 Sep 2018 description

Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide announced this contribution in Berlin today at the high-level conference on the crisis in the Lake Chad region, which Norway is co-hosting with Germany, Nigeria and the UN. The conference (Oslo II) is a follow-up of the humanitarian high-level conference on Nigeria and the Lake Chad region that was held in Oslo in 2017.

04 Sep 2018 description
report UN News Service

Malgré les progrès récemment enregistrés, 10 millions de personnes vivant dans les pays de la région du lac Tchad ont besoin d’une assistance vitale quotidienne, ont alerté lundi de hauts responsables onusiens à Berlin.

« Il y a toujours une grande crise humanitaire », a déclaré le Coordonnateur des secours d'urgence des Nations Unies (OCHA), Mark Lowcock, au premier jour de la Conférence de haut-niveau sur la région du lac Tchad organisée à Berlin, en Allemagne. « (Elle) n’est pas terminée malgré les progrès accomplis ».

04 Sep 2018 description

La région du lac Tchad, frontalière avec le Nigéria, le Niger, le Tchad et le Cameroun, est le théâtre de violents affrontements avec le groupe Boko Haram. La population civile souffre des violences, de la situation humanitaire catastrophique et du manque d’infrastructures. En 2018, la Suisse s’engage à hauteur de 20 millions de francs dans les domaines de l’aide humanitaire, du développement et de la promotion de la paix, en privilégiant une approche globale.

03 Sep 2018 description

TOTAL REQUIREMENT US$ 5.0 billion
TOTAL PLAN FUNDING US$ 1.7 billion
UNMET REQUIREMENT US$ 3.3 billion
FUNDING OUTSIDE PLANS US$ 360 million

03 Sep 2018 description
report Plan International

Résumé exécutif

La crise qui affecte le bassin du lac Tchad est l’une des situations d’urgence humanitaire les plus graves à l’échelle mondiale : plus de 2,4 millions de personnes, dont la moitié sont des enfants, ont été déplacées. La plupart sont des réfugiés, mais ce nombre comprend également des personnes déplacées dans leur propre pays et des personnes de retour dans leur pays.

03 Sep 2018 description
report Plan International

Despite the challenges they face, adolescent girls in the Lake Chad basin demonstrate resilience, entrepreneurial skills, a commitment to hard work, a desire to help others, optimism for the future and insightfulness – attributes essential for any society if it hopes to transition towards a peaceful, prosperous and secure future.