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06 Dec 2013 description

Faits saillants

 La situation épidémiologique a été difficile en 2013 pour le Niger et risque de l’être encore en 2014. Plus de moyens sont nécessaires pour y répondre.

 Les premiers réfugiés maliens quittent le Niger alors que d’autres y arrivent.

 L’appui au système communautaire de référencement médical, une initiative de résilience qui fait école à Tahoua.

 Plus de 15 000 sinistrés des suites d’inondations à Diffa

30 Nov 2013 description

Period covered by this Final Report: 16 December 2011 to 30 July 2013.

Appeal target (current): CHF 2,093,813

Appeal coverage: 90%;

Appeal history:

· Disaster Relief Emergency Funds (DREF) of CHF 113,532 was allocated on 16 December 2011 to support Burkina Faso Red Cross (BRCS) to assist 5,500 beneficiaries with two months’ worth of food vouchers in Tin Akoff in the province of Oudalan in the Sahel region.

25 Oct 2013 description

Period covered by this final report: December 2011 to May 2013.

Appeal target (current): CHF 3,375,048

Appeal coverage: 52%;

Appeal history:

· The Emergency Appeal was initially launched on 30 January 2012 for CHF 3,756,836 for nine months to assist 350,000 beneficiaries in six regions: Diffa, Tahoua, Dosso,Tillabéry, Maradi and Zinder

30 Aug 2013 description


  • The U.N. estimates that some 11.3 million people throughout the Sahel remain food insecure, while approximately 1.5 million children are at risk of severe acute malnutrition. Although pockets of food insecurity and malnutrition will likely persist until at least the arrival of harvests in October, overall food security conditions in the region remain stable, according to the USAID-funded Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET).

30 Aug 2013 description


  • Alors que le bilan des inondations s’alourdit, le gouvernement demande le soutien de ses partenaires

  • La situation des criquets pèlerins est désormais sous contrôle

  • La campagne agricole 2013 se déroule normalement

19 Jul 2013 description


L’environnement social, économique et politique du Niger est resté stable au cours des six premiers mois de l’année 2013. Par contre, les conditions sécuritaires se sont graduellement dégradées avec deux attentats terroristes perpétrés durant le mois de mai contre une garnison militaire et des intérêts français dans le nord du pays (Agadez et Arlit), ainsi que l’évasion, en juin 2013, d’une vingtaine de détenus de la prison civile de Niamey, dont un présumé terroriste très dangereux.

04 Jul 2013 description

1. Summary


Food security and nutrition in the Sahel have improved somewhat since the acute crisis in 2012, following better rains and harvests. However, the effects of the recent crisis are not so quickly erased.

03 Jun 2013 description

Snapshot 27 May – 03 June

In Syria, the government military continued its offensive on opposition-controlled Qusayr, a strategic city in Homs province connecting the capital to the Mediterranean coast. Humanitarian agencies expressed alarm over the fate of thousands of civilians still trapped in the city. The UN estimates that over 6.8 million people are in need of humanitarian aid in Syria. While an estimated 5 million people are internally displaced, the number of Syrians registered or awaiting registration in host countries has surpassed 1.6 million.

22 Apr 2013 description

6.8 million people are in need in of humanitarian assistance in Syria and the UNHCR has defined the crisis as the worst humanitarian disaster since the end of the cold war. 4.25 million people are displaced and over 1.3 million people have fled into neighbouring countries. Fierce fighting continues across the country and cross-border shelling into Lebanon has intensified over the last days.

17 Apr 2013 description

Key messages

• The European Commission supports Niger in its efforts to improve food security for all Nigeriens and eradicate malnutrition. The country has made significant progress in reducing child deaths and has embraced a policy of free health care for under fives, but immense challenges remain to sustain these advances. At current rates, the population in Niger will continue to double every 20 years, outpacing economic growth as well as agricultural production.

08 Apr 2013 description

The situation in Syria continues to revolve around insurgents and Government troops bitterly fighting for the control of the main accesses to the capital Damascus. Meanwhile, the conflict has also intensified around other urban centres such as Aleppo, Homs, Deir-ez-Zor and Idleb. As of 7 April, the overall number of Syrian refugees in the neighbouring countries continued to rise, reaching over 1.25 million people, according to the UNHCR.

18 Mar 2013 description

Period covered by this Ops Update:

This Operation Update covers the period from December 2012 to February 2013 and announces a timeframe extension of four months to July in order to finalize activities that have been delayed. The final report will be made available by the end of October 2013.

Appeal target: CHF 2,093,612

Appeal coverage: 90% 82% as of 1/2013

Appeal history:

04 Mar 2013 description
report UN Children's Fund


1) As of 18 February 2013, figures released by the UNHCR Level 2 registration indicate 33,776 officially recorded refugees in camps, spontaneous sites and urban areas in Niger. This number does not include the 17,000 refugees in Agando and Chinewaren soon to be relocated from Tillia to Tahoua. Thus, so far maintaining the number of refugees at just over 50,000. Since early February, UNHCR, in collaboration with IOM, is carrying out a logistics-intensive operation to relocate refugees from Banibangou to safer sites further away from the border.

04 Mar 2013 description

Clashes and violence escalated during the past week in Bangladesh, following the sentencing to death of a senior Islamist leader, marking the bloodiest bout of violence since the country’s independence four decades ago.

Continuous rains have caused floods in Agusan del Sur in the Province of Pampanga in the Philippines. Some 49,073 persons were affected as of 27 February.

25 Feb 2013 description

Tropical Depression “Crising” made landfall on the southern tip of Davao del Sur, Philippines, on 19 February moving northwest towards southern Palawan and affecting 262,880 people.

The south-west coast of Madagascar was hit by Tropical Cyclone “Haruna” on 22 February as a Category 2 Tropical Cyclone with wind speeds of 154 km/h to 177 km/h and heavy rains. According to OCHA, as of 23 February 7,330 people were displaced and 10 people were killed. Initial assessments indicate severe damage to houses and infrastructure.

21 Feb 2013 description

Au sommaire

  • CAP Niger: 345 millions de dollars requis pour 2013
  • WASH: UNICEF renforcera l’assistance à Diffa
  • Relèvement: nouveau programme d’aide aux retournés de la Libye
19 Feb 2013 description
report UN Children's Fund


1) On 13 December 2012, the National Mechanism for the Prevention and Management of Disasters and Food Crises (DNPGCCA) released preliminary data of the vulnerability analysis carried out in September 2012. At least 10 Departments will be moderately at risk of food insecurity with 185 zones at risk covering 3,243 villages with an estimated 2.4 million people.