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16 Jan 2019 description

Between July and September 2018, Flow Monitoring Points (FMPs) were active in seven countries across the West and Central Africa region: Burkina Faso, Guinea, Chad, Mali, Niger, Nigeria and Senegal. On average, 5,440 travellers were observed daily at Flow Monitoring Points set up in the West and Central Africa region. This represented a fifteen per cent increase when compared to the second quarter (AprilJune 2018).

11 Jan 2019 description

The number of migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean for Europe has been dropping and that is partly because of tougher measures introduced on the migrant routes, as Mike Thomson reports from Niger.

Read more on the BBC

22 Dec 2018 description

Thousands of people expelled from Algeria, returned from Libya or journeying north, including to Europe, find themselves in Niger, a hub of migration in Africa.

They face barriers, exclusion and abuse that resulted from the European Union-supported migration management system in the region.

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) provides them with medical care in Niamey, a staging point at the crossroads of several routes.

Illnesses brought on by conditions on the road

26 Nov 2018 description

Summary

The West and Central Africa Mobility Mapping report is a compilation of maps showing various mobility trends and mobility factors for movements to and from the West and central Africa region (forced displacement, transhumance, labour movements, etc.) This work is based on multiple data collection activities implemented by IOM and other actors (UNDESA, Ministries of Interior of various countries) and showcase the complexity of mobility in the region.

11 Oct 2018 description

GENÈVE / NIAMEY (11 octobre 2018) - Un expert des droits de l’homme des Nations Unies a exhorté le Niger à placer les droits de l’homme au centre de ses politiques migratoires et a appelé les bailleurs de fonds internationaux, y compris l’Union Européenne, à fournir davantage d’assistance au Niger qui est un pays de transit majeur pour les migrants en Afrique.

28 Sep 2018 description

GENEVA/NIAMEY (28 September 2018) – The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, Felipe González Morales, will visit Niger from 1 to 8 October 2018 to assess the country’s current migration laws, policies, practices and agreements, and their impact on migrant women, men and children.

17 Sep 2018 description

SUMMARY

This report presents two types of Flow Monitoring dashboards for each country. The FMP dashboards include information on general trends and types of travelers while the FMS dashboards summarize the results of key indicators obtained from each country in which surveys were conducted, providing a more detailed profile of the observed travelers. The present report present finding for the period between April and June 2018.

14 Sep 2018 description

1. INTRODUCTION

IOM works with national and local authorities, as well as community-based organizations, to better understand migration movements in West and Central Africa. Using tools from the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) - the flow monitoring registry (FMR) and survey (FMS) - teams of enumerators work in major transit areas to monitor intra- and interregional migration movements.

2. FLOW MONITORING METHODOLOGY

06 Sep 2018 description
report European Commission

The European Union, through the EU Trust Fund for Africa, and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) co-finance a project in Niger which helps local authorities identify development and infrastructure measures and strengthen their capacity to better address the consequences of migration. More than 150 000 people will benefit from better access to basic services which will also create 1 500 jobs.

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.

06 Aug 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

ACTUALITÉS

SANTÉ • CAMPAGNE DE MASSE DE PRÉVENTION DU PALUDISME ET DE LA MALNUTRITION AU NIGER

28 Jul 2018 description
report UN News Service

L’Organisation internationale pour les migrations (OIM) au Niger a aidé à ce jour plus de 10.000 migrants à rentrer chez eux, contre environ 7.000 pour toute l’année 2017.

Le nombre de migrants aidés dans le cadre des retours volontaires a déjà éclipsé les chiffres de l’année dernière.

10 Jul 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Le taux de mortalité infantile a considérablement diminué au cours de la dernière décennie, passant de 328 à 95 pour 1 000 naissances vivantes entre 1990 et 2016 grâce aux interventions intégrées de santé, de nutrition et d’eau, d’assainissement et d’hygiène engagées par le gouvernement et ses partenaires.

06 Jul 2018 description

1. INTRODUCTION

IOM works with national and local authorities, as well as community-based organizations, to better understand migration movements in West and Central Africa. Using tools from the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) - the flow monitoring registry (FMR) and survey (FMS) - teams of enumerators work in major transit areas to monitor intra- and interregional migration movements.

2. FLOW MONITORING METHODOLOGY

27 Jun 2018 description

Le Niger, qui est l’un des pays les plus pauvres du monde, s’occupe de centaines de milliers de réfugiés tandis que les pays européens hésitent à en accueillir plus d’une poignée.

BAMAKO, Mali – Pour de nombreux réfugiés et migrants, l’Europe commence dans les déserts du Niger et du Mali.

27 Jun 2018 description

Niger, one of the world’s poorest countries, hosts hundreds of thousands while European countries hesitate to take more than a handful.

BAMAKO, Mali – For many refugees and migrants, Europe begins in the deserts of Niger and Mali.

From those countries, the routes snake north, through Libya, or sometimes with an abrupt swing left through Algeria and back into Libya. That’s how the smugglers try to avoid increased vigilance on the Niger-Libya border to slow the flow.

22 Jun 2018 description

À Agadez, Filippo Grandi, le chef du HCR, a exhorté la communauté internationale à soutenir le Niger.

Par Don Murray

AGADEZ, Niger – Leur existence se limite à attendre dans la chaleur. Nombre d’entre eux doivent dormir directement sur le sol. Mais au moins, ils sont maintenant en sécurité.