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08 May 2016 description

Dimanche 8 mai, célébrée la journée mondiale de la Croix-Rouge et du Croissant-Rouge. A cet effet, la Croix-Rouge Burkinabè (CRBF) a tenu une conférence de presse vendredi 6 mai 2016 afin de dresser un bilan des réalisations et dévoiler le programme de la journée de célébration. La conférence a été animée par Lazare Zoungrana, secrétaire général de la CRBF.

25 Nov 2015 description

L'essentiel

  • Poursuite des précipitations à l’ouest de la région avec le risque de perte de production par pourrissement des cultures déjà récoltées.

  • Plus de 300 000 personnes affectées par les inondations dans la région.

  • Légère hausse de l’indice FAO des prix des produits alimentaires.

  • Détérioration de la sécurité alimentaire dans les régions nord du Mali.

18 Nov 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights:

In 2015, UNICEF continued to support 34,023 Malian refugees, including 20,893 children, to access education, WASH, health, nutrition and child protection services in and around two refugee camps in the Sahel region (Goudebou and Mentao).

31 Oct 2015 description
  • Continued rainfall in the west of the region with the risk of post-harvest losses due to decay of harvested crops

  • More than 300,000 people affected by floods in the region.

  • Slight increase in the index of the FAO food price index.

  • Deterioration of food security in the northern regions of Mali.

16 Oct 2015 description
  • Des productions moyennes à bonnes sont attendues en Afrique de l’Ouest/Sahel.

  • Poursuite de la baisse de l’indice FAO des produits alimentaires a été notée.

  • Dans les zones affectées par l’insécurité civile et/ou par une soudure plus longue, l’accès à l’alimentation demeure préoccupant.

  • Avec l’amélioration des perspectives de production, les prix des céréales sont restés stables de juillet à août.

13 Oct 2015 description

FAITS MARQUANTS

  • 2,5 millions de personnes déplacées par la crise dans le Bassin du Lac Tchad. Plus de 2,1 millions de PDIs recensées rien qu’au Nigéria et dans plusieurs Etats.

  • Elections en octobre enGuinée, en Côte d’Ivoire et en RCA. Les élections au Burkina Faso seront probablement reportées.

  • Diminution des infections liées au virus Ebola en Sierra Leone et en Guinée, pas de nouvelle éruption au Libéria.

07 Oct 2015 description
  • Continuation of suppressed rainfall along coastal Gulf of Guinea regions and enhanced rain across the Sahel and far western Gulf of Guinea.
  • Dryness persists throughout parts of Ethiopia.

1) Poorly distributed rainfall has resulted in drought, which has severely impacted ground conditions and already led to livestock death across parts of north-central and eastern Ethiopia.

30 Sep 2015 description

- Suppressed rainfall continues in the Gulf of Guinea region.

- Dryness worsens throughout parts of Ethiopia.

1) While a recent increase in August precipitation has led to more favorable ground moisture, a delayed onset and uneven rainfall distribution observed during the June-September season may negatively impact cropping and pastoral conditions in the region.

30 Sep 2015 description

Key points

  • Average to good productions is expected in West Africa / Sahel.

  • Further decline of the FAO food index was noted during this reporting period.

  • In areas affected by civil insecurity and / or a longer lean period, access to food remains a concern.

  • With improved production prospects, cereal prices remained stable from July to August.

The agro-pastoral production prospects are globally satisfactory despite the late start of the rainy season.

29 Sep 2015 description

El Salvador: More than 100,000 farmers are estimated to be affected by crop losses due to a prolonged dry-spell. Up to 60% of the total maize crop has been lost in the affected areas. An estimated 156,000 people are facing Crisis (IPC Phase 3) food security outcomes, mainly in eastern and western regions.

29 Sep 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 2.5 million people displaced by crisis in Lake Chad Basin. Over 2.1 million IDPs reported in Nigeria alone across several states.

  • Elections in October in Guinea, Côte d’Ivoire and CAR. Burkina elections likely to be postponed.

  • Ebola infections in Sierra Leone and Guinea decline, no new outbreak in Liberia.

  • More than 300,000 people affected by floods in Burkina Faso, Niger, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone

25 Sep 2015 description

Heavy rainfall expected to provide some long-term dryness relief in Central America

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Significantly aboveaverage seasonal rainfall has led to saturated ground conditions in several regions of West Africa. Heavy rainfall is forecast to continue across the region during the next week, which is expected to sustain the risk of flooding.

18 Sep 2015 description

Little relief expected for anomalously dry areas of East Africa and Hispaniola

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Significantly above-average rainfall since early August has led to saturated ground conditions and localized flooding in several regions of West Africa. Heavy rainfall is forecast to continue across the region during the next week, which is expected to sustain the risk of flooding across the region.

16 Sep 2015 description

- Heavy rains trigger flooding in parts of Nigeria.
- Suppressed rainfall continues over parts of southern Ethiopia, South Sudan and Uganda.

1) While a recent increase in August precipitation is expected to lead to more favorable ground moisture, a delayed onset and uneven rainfall distribution observed during the June-September season may negatively impact cropping and pastoral conditions in the region.

16 Sep 2015 description

L'Essentiel

  • La situation pluviométrique s’est nettement améliorée dans la majeure partie de la région. Cependant, certaines zones en particulier le sud du Bénin, du Ghana et du Togo, nord-ouest du Mali, au centre de la Mauritanie, au nord-est du Niger et nord-ouest du Tchad connaissent toujours des déficits de précipitations.

11 Sep 2015 description

Dry conditions forecast for areas of Central America already in severe drought

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Heavy rainfall in August has led to saturated ground conditions and localized flooding in several regions of West Africa. Heavy rainfall is forecast to continue across the region during the next week.

09 Sep 2015 description
  • Although decreased rains are expected in West Africa, high ground moisture sustains the risk for floods.
  • Poorly distributed rains strengthen seasonal deficits over parts of central Ethiopia, South Sudan and Uganda

1) While a recent increase in August precipitation is expected to lead to more favorable ground moisture, a delayed onset and uneven rainfall distribution observed during the June-September season may negatively impact cropping and pastoral conditions in the region.