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30 Dec 2016 description
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Highlights

  • 15 security incidents were registered in Diffa in November, including two attacks by ex-Boko Haram on health centers (N’Garwa Koura and N’Galewa, where one worker was killed), and one attack on Wor (15 km South-East of Guagam) where three people were killed. The attacks caused a movement of around 1,200 households towards 3 spontaneous sites.

  • 2016 RRM/NFI support (UNICEF/IRC) was provided to 5,999 households. 1,610 households were assisted with NFI kits in Karkarwa in November.

07 Dec 2015 description

Description of the disaster

On 12 December 2014, 10 cases of cholera were reported in the Chetmari area of Diffa region of Niger. By 14 December 2014, 91 cases and four deaths had been reported and by 20 December 2014, this had risen to 183 cases.

21 Jul 2015 description

Snapshot 15–21 July 2015

Iraq: More than 74,440 people have been displaced from Saqlawiyah in Falluja district since 8 July, and tens of thousands reportedly remain trapped in Falluja and Ramadi districts. There are now more than 3.1 million IDPs across 3,613 locations in Iraq; 300,000 people have been displaced from and within Anbar since military operations began in April.

02 Jun 2015 description

In this bulletin, it is important to note that the Ebola outbreak in Liberia ended on 9 May 2015. This is a significant achievement given the fact that the out- break was ongoing for over a year and caused the largest number of deaths due to Ebola virus disease (EVD). On the other hand, EVD is on the increase in three prefectures in Guinea over the last two weeks in May 2015. In addi- tion, an unprecedented meningitis outbreak has also been reported in Niger.

11 May 2015 description

Interview with Abdalla Hussein, MSF’s emergency coordinator in Diffa, Niger

With the arrival of thousands of people to Diffa town, fleeing from possible attacks by the armed group Boko Haram in the villages of Lake Chad, MSF has stepped up its response in the area to assist this population. The organisation has been working in the Diffa region since last December, assisting both local population and displaced persons and refugees. In this interview, Abdalla Hussein talks about MSF’s work in recent months.

02 May 2015 description
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Au 05 avril 2015, la région de l’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre a enregistré environ 7,837 cas et 142 décès (Let = 1.8%) de choléra dans 6 pays.
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As of 05th April 2015, 7,837 cases and 142 deaths (CFR = 1.8%) of cholera have been registered in the West and Central Africa region in 6 countries.

21 Apr 2015 description

Faits saillants

  • La finalisation du plan de réponse pour 50 000 personnes déplacées dans la région de Diffa à la suite des évènements du 6 février 2015 est en cours.

  • Un retour timide des personnes déplacées de Bosso a été constaté en avril.

  • Les récentes explosions de mines constituent un risque de protection pour les populations.

  • Malgré l’accalmie observée dans la région, de nombreuses écoles restent fermées.

16 Apr 2015 description
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Au 22 mars 2015, la région de l’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre a enregistré environ 7,037 cas et 138 décès (Let = 2.0%) de choléra dans 6 pays.

*Ces chiffres ne comprennent pas les données de la RD Congo de la semaine 12.

As of 22nd March 2015, 7,037 cases and 138 deaths (CFR=2.0%) of cholera have been registered in the West and Central Africa region in 6 countries.

*The figures are not taking into account DRC data for week 12.

16 Apr 2015 description
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HUMAN RESOURCES: SCALING UP OF UNICEF PRESENCE IN THE FIELD

• One UNICEF focal point in Diffa since 2013, in charge of monitoring UNICEF emergency response at sub-national level.

• HR support from Maradi Zonal Office and Niamey Office in Health, Nutrition, Protection, WASH, Education, Communication.

• Child Protection support from the Child Protection Rapid Response Team to coordinate the Child Protection sub Cluster.

14 Apr 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Two health districts are affected by a meningitis epidemic; 11 are affected by measles.

  • 44 per cent of households interviewed in Diffa during February need immediate food assistance.

  • One quarter of Niger’s population is living in areas affected by a cereal deficit this year.

Meningitis and measles cases increase

08 Apr 2015 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Deux districts sanitaires sont touchés par une épidémie de méningite contre 11 districts affectés par une épidémie de rougeole.

  • 44 pour cent des ménages enquêtés à Diffa en février ont besoin d’une assistance alimentaire immédiate.

  • Un quart de la population vit dans les zones affectées par le déficit céréalier de cette année.

Plus de cas méningite et de rougeole qu’en 2014

31 Mar 2015 description

Snapshot 25–31 March 2015

Ukraine: Fears are growing of a new offensive in Mariupol, as non-government troops appear to be gathering nearby. A recent assessment has found that more than 1.6 million people need humanitarian assistance, nearly 1.1 million of whom are in non-government-controlled areas. 20–30% of IDPs are at risk of losing their status and benefits, due to a new mechanism to verify the addresses of IDPs.

27 Mar 2015 description
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As of 08th March 2015, 6,482 cases and 134 deaths (CFR=2.1%) of cholera have been registered in the West and Central Africa region in 6 countries.

*The figures are not taking into account cholera cases and deaths notified in Ghana.

Au 08 mars 2015, la région de l’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre a enregistré environ 6,482 cas et 134 décès (Let=2.1%) de choléra dans 6 pays.

*Ces chiffres ne prennent pas en compte les cas et décès rapportés au Ghana.

24 Mar 2015 description

Snapshot 18-24 March 2015

Syria: The Government carried out over 10,000 airstrikes between October and March, dropping more than 5,300 barrel bombs and killing almost 2,200 civilians. A chlorine attack on 16 March in Idleb killed six people.