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19 Oct 2017 description

The West and Central Africa region has experienced severe flooding in the 2017 rainy season, causing significant material and human casualties. A combination of swollen rivers and high impact incidents has led to destruction of infrastructure and agricultural assets, population displacement, and complications for access and relief assistance.

17 Oct 2017 description

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

ARMED FIGHTING DISPLACES 8,000 IN SOUTH-EAST

Around 8,000 people were forced to flee for safety to the central Bambari town between 18 September and 10 October following armed clashes in Basse Kotto, Mbomou and Haute Kotto prefectures in the country’s south-east. The latest displacement raises to 31,632 the number of people forced from their homes in the region by clashes. Humanitarian organizations are mobilizing assistance.

DR CONGO

OVER 26,000 RETURN FROM DISPLACEMENT

12 Oct 2017 description

Despite average rainfall over East Africa, risk of flooding remains high in Sudan and Ethiopia

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. and below-normal rainfall in August and early September has produced moderate to large moisture deficits in parts of southern Burkina Faso and northern Ghana.

  2. Below-average rain over the past three months has resulted in poor ground conditions in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

06 Oct 2017 description

Plus de 11 000 personnes ont été touchées par des inondations principalement dans le nord du pays depuis le début de la saison des pluies en juin. 3 cas de décès ont été constatés , plus de 1 200 maisons sont détruites et envrion 500 autres sont endommagées. Les communautés pastorales ont été particulièrement touchées avec plus de 26 000 animaux perdus à ce jour.
Les deux tiers du nombre total de personnes affectées ainsi que le plus grand effectif de bétails perdus sont enregistrés dans la région de Tombouctou.

06 Oct 2017 description

More than 11,000 people have been affected by floods primarily in the north of the country since the beginning of the rainy season in June 2017.

3 cases of death have been reported. More than 1,200 houses were destroyed and more than 500 damaged.

Pastoral communities have particularly been affected with 26,000 animals lost so far. The most affected region is Timbuktu with two thirds of the overall number of affected people and almost 100% of the lost animals.

05 Oct 2017 description

Below-average rain recorded in West Africa, while above-average rain persists over Eastern Africa

  1. Inconsistent and below-normal rainfall since mid-August has increased moisture deficits and led to abnormal dryness for parts of southern Burkina Faso and northern Ghana.

  2. Recent heavy rains have caused the Niger and Benue Rivers in Nigeria to flood. Reports indicate that 100,000 people were displaced by flooding and many crops have been destroyed. Continued rain will keep rivers high.

03 Oct 2017 description
report Start Network

This document is designed to make it easier for agencies to raise Start Fund anticipatory alerts for cyclones, hurricanes and typhoons, or to submit Start Fund project proposals when an alert has been activated.

The Start Fund Crisis Anticipation Window enables members to begin responding before a crisis turns into a disaster. Acting in anticipation of humanitarian crises is new for many agencies. It can be difficult to decide when to trigger an anticipatory alert through the Start Fund and what activities are the most effective.

22 Sep 2017 description

River flooding and above-average rainfall continue in Nigeria and Sudan

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Since early August, above-average seasonal rainfall caused flooding in some areas. With well above-average moisture conditions, additional rain in September may trigger flooding in parts of Senegal,
    The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, and Sierra Leone.

15 Sep 2017 description

CONTEXTE

L’insécurité liée aux conflits intercommunautaires, à la criminalité et aux attaques asymétriques des terroristes continue d’influencer l’accès humanitaire dans la région. Le déplacement de 1 117 ménages de Kidal vers Gao suite aux affrontements a été enregistré (Ansongo, Talataye: 319, Bourem: 285, Gao: 303). En plus 210 ménages ont été sinistrés suite aux inondations à Hudbert dans le cercle de Bourem.

MESSAGES CLÉS

14 Sep 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • UN imposes sanctions following recent attack on UN peacekeepers

  • Food security conditions deteriorate during Mali’s lean season

  • USG provides nearly $47.6 million to date in FY 2017 funding for relief assistance

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

25 Aug 2017 description

La Police des Nations Unies (UNPOL) à Gao a procédé, ce 24 août, à la remise officielle de six motopompes aux agents de la protection civile de Gao. La cérémonie a eu lieu dans les locaux de la Direction régionale de la protection civile.

23 Aug 2017 description

Plus de 7 000 personnes ont été touchées par des inondations principalement dans le nord du pays depuis le début de la saison des pluies en juin. Plus de 400 maisons ont été détruites et plus de 300 autres ont été endommagées. Les communautés pastorales ont été particulièrement touchées avec plus de 26 000 animaux perdus à ce jour. Les deux tiers du nombre total de personnes touchées ainsi que le plus grand effectif de bétails perdus sont enregistrés dans la région de Tombouctou.

23 Aug 2017 description

More than 7,000 people have been affected by floods primarily in the north of the country since the beginning of the rainy season in June 2017.

More than 400 houses were destroyed and more than 300 damaged. Pastoral communities have particularly been affected with 26,000 animals lost so far. The most affected region is Timbuktu with two thirds of the overall number of affected people and almost 100% the lost animals.

15 Aug 2017 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Inondations : plus de 7000 personnes touchées
  • Milliers de déplacés en raison des violences
  • Tendance à la hausse des incidents limitant l’accès humanitaire
  • Révision à la hausse de l’appel de fonds pour répondre aux besoins humanitaires au Mali en 2017

Au sommaire

31 Jul 2017 description

Mali continues to face a volatile security situation amid growing threats of terrorism, criminality and intercommunity tensions in the northern and central regions.

Populations face important protection risks amid limited access to public services, documentation, shelter, water, education and food security.

Despite significant obstacles, the implementation of the Peace and Reconciliation Accord advances slowly in order to re-establish peace and security in the region.

KEY INDICATORS

20 Jul 2017 description

Atypical coping strategies employed along the riverine regions of Gao, Timbuktu, and the Niger Delta

Near Term: June - September 2017
Medium Term: October 2017 - January 2018

Key Messages

14 Jul 2017 description

Continued heavy rainfall causes flooding in Sudan and Nigeria

24 Jun 2017 description

The villages of Gossi and Ouinerden (Rharous area, Timbuktu region) have been affected by heavy rainfall that caused flash flooding. According to local rapid assessments, the floods resulted in damage to shelter and property, loss of foodstuff and the death of thousands of livestock. The risk of water-borne disease outbreak is high after water points were contaminated by animal corpses. The flash floods are putting further stress on an already vulnerable community that has been affected by food insecurity and a pastoral crisis.