Appeals & Response Plans
- Chad: Measles Outbreak - May 2018
- Chad: Cholera Outbreak - Aug 2017
- Chad: Hepatitis E Outbreak - Sep 2016
- Nigeria: Polio Outbreak - Aug 2016
- Chad: Floods - Aug 2012
- West/Central Africa: Meningitis Outbreak - Jan 2012
- Sahel Crisis: 2011-2017
- Chad: Polio Outbreak - Jun 2011
- Chad: Cholera/Measles/Meningitis Outbreak - Mar 2011
- Chad: Cholera Outbreak - Aug 2010
Most read reports
- De nouveaux réfugiés nigérians arrivent au Tchad
- Carte de nouveaux déplacements internes dans la province du Lac, 17 janvier 2019
- Tchad : l’OIM a besoin de 1,2 million de dollars pour aider des migrants déplacés par des affrontements
- Tchad - Région du Lac Matrice de Suivi du Déplacement (DTM) Rapport 5 (Décembre 2018)
- Urgent Humanitarian Assistance Needed for Migrant Workers Displaced by Clashes in Northern Chad
Today the Foreign Affairs Council of the European Union (EU) will adopt a number of decisions on the Sahel and Mali. In light of these conclusions, SIPRI has published a topical backgrounder on the G5 Sahel joint force (FC-G5S).
Civilians were majority of casualties from anti-vehicle mines in 2017
The Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD) and the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) have released a new global report of anti-vehicle mine incidents in 2017. The report records a 15 per cent increase in casualties from anti-vehicle mines in 2017, compared to 2016.
This report looks at progress made on policy and practical responses to climate-security risks for 2016-2017. Using the independent G7 commissioned report A New Climate for Peace as a basis, and building on last year’s report, Towards A Global Resilience Agenda, this year’s report sets out the key achievements, pitfalls and new challenges facing the foreign policy community working to reduce climate-fragility risks.
- More than 219 000 personnel were deployed to multilateral peace operations in 2009.
- Over 89 per cent of all personnel deployed were troops or military observers.
- The number of civilian personnel deployed rose for the sixth year in a row, to reach 23 073.
- In 2009, 48 per cent of all personnel were deployed to operations conducted by the UN and 44 per cent to
- operations conducted by NATO.
- Africa and Asia were the only two regions where the number of deployed personnel increased.
- Over 85 500 personnel were deployed to 16 operations in Africa in 2009.
- Almost one-third of all operations worldwide and two-fifths of all personnel were located in Africa in 2009.
- Over 90 per cent of peacekeepers in Africa were deployed to 9 UN operations.
- Nearly three-quarters of all UN peacekeepers were deployed in Africa.
- For the first time since 2003, Africa was not the region to which most peace operation personnel were deployed.
- Personnel deployments in Africa were about 15 800 short of the authorized levels in 2009.
- Six of the 10 …
Air transportation has played a key role in the transfer of weapons, narcotics and precious minerals, fuelling the war economies that have devastated much of Africa in recent decades.
For immediate release (Stockholm) Concerns about brewing 'arms races' in a number of regions of tension around the world are reflected in new data on international arms transfers published today by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).
Pieter D. Wezeman
SIPRI Background Paper
It is estimated that arms imports by Chad were five times higher in 2004-2008 than in 1999-2003.
SIPRI Fact Sheet July 2009
- Close to 79 000 personnel were deployed in 19 operations in Africa in 2008.
- Personnel numbers in Africa in 2008 had increased by 14 % over the 2007 level and 400 % over the 1999 level.
- Almost a third of all operations worldwide and 42 % of all personnel were located in Africa in 2008.
- Operations were active in 13 African countries in 2008.
- The UN sent 70% of all peace operation personnel it deployed worldwide in 2008 to Africa.
- Personnel deployments in Africa were 21 % short of the authorized levels in 2008.
- Five …
(Stockholm, 12 May 2009) - Air cargo companies involved in illicit or destabilizing arms transfers to African conflict zones have also been repeatedly contracted to deliver humanitarian aid and support peacekeeping operations, according to a report released today by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).
The report reveals that 90 per cent of the air cargo companies identified in arms trafficking-related reports have also been used by major UN agencies, EU and NATO member states, …