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14 May 2018 description

SUMMARY

I. Summary of the response

In 2017, the humanitarian response for north-east Nigeria underwent a major scale-up with several notable achievements. The UN and its humanitarian partners contributed to averting famine in the region, contained a cholera outbreak, enrolled hundreds of thousands of children in school, improved coordination at all levels, and reached overall more than 5 million people with life-saving assistance.

09 May 2018 description
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06 May 2018 description
report Tufts University
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Briefing Paper

Since the mid-2000s, an ongoing humanitarian crisis in the three northeastern states of Nigeria has spread to the greater Lake Chad basin. The Boko Haram conflict turned into a major security problem that led to widespread displacement and a major humanitarian catastrophe. UNOCHA estimates that more than 20,0000 people have been killed, 1.6 million are internally displaces, and 200,000 are living as refugees in neighboring countries.

26 Apr 2018 description

(Sous-Préfectures de Borota et Hadjer Hadid Département du Ouara : Sous-Préfectures d’Amleyouna, Abougoudam et Abéché rural)

OBJECTIFS

Le bulletin de veille de Première Urgence Internationale est un outil de suivi, de veille et d’alerte sur la situation de vulnérabilité des départements de l’Assoungha et du Ouara (Région du Ouaddaï) dans les secteurs de la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle, et des moyens d’existence.

METHODOLOGIE

13 Apr 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Four years on from Chibok abduction, UNICEF continues to call for children’s release and immediate end to attacks on schools

ABUJA/NEW YORK, 13 April 2018 – Since 2013, more than 1,000 children have been abducted by Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria, including 276 girls taken from their secondary school in the town of Chibok in 2014 – UNICEF said today. Four years on from that tragic incident, more than 100 of the ‘Chibok girls’ have yet to be returned to their families and the UN children’s agency continues to call for their release.

09 Apr 2018 description

In 2017, EM-DAT data indicates that 318 natural disasters occurred, affecting 122 countries. The impact of which resulted in 9,503 deaths, 96 million people affected, and US$314 billion in economic damages.

The human impact of natural disasters in 2017 was much lower than the last 10 year average, where events with extremely high mortality occurred, such as the 2010 earthquake in Haiti (225,570 deaths) and the 2008 Nargis Cyclone in Myanmar (138,400 deaths).

27 Mar 2018 description

Contexte

La région de Ségou est affectée par les conflits intercommunautaires, le banditisme et les attaques (d’hommes armés non identifiés) contre les FAMas5 et les populations civiles. Cette situation d’insécurité entrave l’accès humanitaire dans les cercles de Niono et Macina.

26 Mar 2018 description
infographic UN Children's Fund, WASH Cluster

Eau

201 600 personnes de plus ont accès à l’eau potable:

  • Crise centrafricaine : 25 800 personnes ;

  • Crise du Nigéria : 175 800 personnes.

Faibles progrès vers l’atteinte de la cible pour la crise centrafricaine ; ceci est dû à des difficultés de mobilisation des financements du secteur.

Assainissement

226 755 personnes de plus ont accès aux services d’assainissement :

  • Crise centrafricaine : 1 180 personnes ;

  • Crise du Nigéria : 225 575 personnes.

21 Mar 2018 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The R4 Rural Resilience Initiative (R4) is a strategic partnership between Oxfam America (OA) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). R4 was initiated in 2011 to respond to the challenges faced by food insecure communities enduring increasingly frequent and intense climate disasters and other shocks.

21 Mar 2018 description

SIPRI releases its Annual Review 2017, looking back on the institute’s highlights from the previous year.

The Annual Review 2017 covers SIPRI's work throughout the past year, including maintaining its world-renowned databases and evolving its research agenda to adjust to the global threat environment.