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10 Oct 2018 description

Situation

  • Chad is a low-income, land-locked country that suffers from chronic food insecurity due to the effects of regional conflict, frequent drought, lack of income-generating opportunities and limited access to social services. An estimated 4.4 million people in Chad require humanitarian assistance, according to the UN.

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

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

09 Aug 2018 description

SITUATION

  • Chad is a low-income, land-locked country that suffers from chronic food insecurity due to the effects of regional conflict, frequent drought, lack of income-generating opportunities and limited access to social services. An estimated 4.4 million people in Chad require humanitarian assistance, according to the UN.

08 Aug 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Relief actors temporarily suspend operations in Bambari, Bria, and Kaga-Bandoro following armed attacks

  • More than 50 NGOs express concern over deteriorating conditions in CAR

  • IDPs return to communities of origin in and around Paoua after MINUSCA conducts security operations

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

02 Aug 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Attacks by armed actors continue to result in civilian casualties across the Lake Chad Basin region

  • Crisis-level or worse acute food insecurity is projected to persist in parts of Niger and Nigeria through January 2019

  • Heavy rains and flooding displace populations, hinder access, and exacerbate humanitarian needs in northeastern Nigeria

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

12 Jul 2018 description

OVERVIEW

  • Many countries across the African continent face recurrent complex emergencies, frequent food insecurity, cyclical drought, and sudden-onset disasters, such as earthquakes, floods, and storms. In FY 2017, USAID/OFDA continued to respond to urgent needs resulting from disasters and support DRR programs that improve emergency preparedness and response capacity at local, national, and regional levels.

06 Jul 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Health actors conduct WASH activities in response to suspected cholera cases in Adamawa and Borno

  • Attack results in at least four deaths in Banki IDP camp

  • IOM identifies nearly 40,000 additional IDPs in Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe

  • Aid organizations record nearly 30 protection incidents in Diffa in May

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

21 Jun 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Conflict continues to generate civilian casualties, displacement, and food insecurity in the Lake Chad Basin

  • PBIED attacks result in at least 31 civilian deaths in northeastern Nigeria on June 16

  • In northeastern Nigeria, Yobe State health authorities declare end of cholera outbreak, while Adamawa State officials report decline in new suspected cases

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

08 Jun 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 April 2018, the insurgency had displaced more than 1.7 million people within Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states and forced nearly 212,000 Nigerians to flee into neighboring Cameroon, Chad and Niger, according to the UN.

07 Jun 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • USG announces nearly $112 million in humanitarian funding for the Lake Chad Basin response

  • Relief actors continue to respond to suspected cholera cases in Adamawa State

  • FEWS NET projects acute food insecurity across parts of the Lake Chad Basin through at least September

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

06 Jun 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Violence in Bangui results in more than 60 deaths and hundreds of injuries

• UN records 63 aid worker attacks in CAR since January

• The 2018 CAR humanitarian appeal was only 16 percent funded as of June 1

KEY DEVELOPMENTS