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12 Dec 2012 description

GLIDE n° OT-2012-00046-GMB
6-month summary update

Period covered by this Ops Update: June to November 2012 (cumulative narrative and financial). The emergency appeal has been extended by one month bringing the timeframe to 9 months instead of 8 to enable the completion of planned activities. The date for the submission of the final report remains unchanged and will be available at the end of March 2013.

Appeal target (current): CHF 1,100,051.

Appeal coverage: 64% (excluding DREF allocation of CHF 185,974)

Appeal history:

01 Dec 2012 description
report UN Children's Fund


  • As of 4th October, the total population affected by floods and windstorms stands at nearly 34,018, of which 7,007 are children under five years. Almost 20% of the affected households were displaced (7,745 people) while 13 people were reported dead.

  • Food assistance, shelter and support to WASH continue to be among the immediate needs of the affected population.

16 Nov 2012 description
  • Cluster Strategic Indicators: Food assistance - Period: September 2012 - WFP Sahel response

  • Sector Performance Indicators: Agriculture - Period: January - September 2012 - FAO Sahel response

  • Cluster Strategic Indicators: Nutrition - Period: January - September 2012

  • Cluster Strategic Indicators: WASH - Period: January - September 2012

26 Oct 2012 description
report UN Children's Fund


Nutrition Crisis More than 576,000 (out of 1.1 million target of estimated SAM caseload) have already been reached with therapeutic care for treatment of SAM. Even though the lean season is now over, and the worse of the crisis has been weathered due to the emergency response and government action, the impact on vulnerable households remains a key concern.

16 Oct 2012 description
report Canadian Red Cross

Au cours des 12 derniers mois, plus de 18 millions de personnes ont été exposées à l’insécurité alimentaire dans la région du Sahel en Afrique. La région, qui se compose du Burkina Faso, du Tchad, du Mali, de la Mauritanie, du Sénégal, du Niger et de la Gambie, a connu des précipitations erratiques, des invasions d’insectes et une hausse du prix des denrées alimentaires et du pétrole en plus d’être le théâtre de déplacements de populations liés au conflit.

15 Oct 2012 description

Since 2007 the number of affected people by floods in West Africa is increasing.
In 2012, heavy rainfalls resulted into widespread floods affecting more than 3 million people in West and Central Africa, especially in Nigeria, Niger, Chad and Senegal.
A large part of the affected people are already highly vulnerable due to the Food Security and Nutrition Crisis in the Sahel.

10 Oct 2012 description
report UN Children's Fund


  1. As of 09 September, nearly 23,000 people were affected by floods and windstorms. Almost 20% of the affected population were displaced (3,857 people) while 10 people were reported to have died. Moreover, the number of people affected is likely to increase, particularly in Banjul and Kanifing municipalities, due to heavy rains in the last week of September.

  2. The key needs include: scaling up of WASH and C4D activities, strengthening health sector disease surveillance system, and providing assistance with food and non-food items.

15 Sep 2012 description


  • Plus de 1,5 million de personnes victimes des inondations dans 13 pays de l’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre

  • On estime au 15 septembre à 340 le nombre de décès, principalement au Nigeria et au Niger

Plus de 1,5 million de personnes victimes des inondations

15 Sep 2012 description


  • More than 1.5 million people affected by floods in 13 countries from West and Central Africa

  • As of 15 September the number of deaths is estimated at 340, mainly in Niger and Nigeria

More than 1.5 million people affected by the floods

According to data collected to date, more than one and a half million people were affected by heavy rains that fell on West and Central Africa the months of July and August 2012. Niger, Chad, Senegal and Nigeria together account for more than 90 per cent of identified affected people.

12 Sep 2012 description

1) Heavy rains have resulted in fatalities and massive destruction in South Darfur, the northern Bahr el Ghazal, Warrap, and Jonglei states of South Sudan. Flooding potential remains as above-average rains are forecast during the next week.

2) Since July, heavy rains causing flooding and inundation along the Niger and Benue Rivers have led to the displacement of thousands of people and many fatalities in eastern Nigeria. Enhanced rainfall forecast could exacerbate the ground conditions.