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08 Aug 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

MESSAGE DE LA REPRESENTANTE

Chers Collègues et Partenaires,

2017 a été une année éprouvante pour les enfants au Niger. Les situations d'urgence humanitaire qui persistent, la croissance démographique rapide, le changement climatique et les inégalités sociales pérennes sont de perpétuelles menaces pour leur survie, leur développement et leur bien-être.

08 Aug 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

THE REP’S NOTE

2017 was a challenging year for children in Niger. Their survival, development and well-being continued to be threatened by acute and persistent humanitarian emergencies, rapid population growth, climate change, and long-standing social inequalities.

27 Jul 2018 description

Summary:

The regional appeal, throughout its first year, has supported 15 emergency operations, including ten Appeals and five DREFs. The latter were/are aiming at meeting the needs of approximately two million

people in 14 countries, including five countries of focus: Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Somalia and South-Sudan. For this 12-month report, these operations were asked to provide a brief overview of their key achievements, successes, challenges and key lessons learned over the past year.

Country wise and regional key main achievements

In Countries:

12 Jul 2018 description

OVERVIEW

  • Many countries across the African continent face recurrent complex emergencies, frequent food insecurity, cyclical drought, and sudden-onset disasters, such as earthquakes, floods, and storms. In FY 2017, USAID/OFDA continued to respond to urgent needs resulting from disasters and support DRR programs that improve emergency preparedness and response capacity at local, national, and regional levels.

25 Jun 2018 description

CERF announces new findings in latest Results Report

Claudia Hargarten June 26, 2018

A new Results Report takes stock of how a US$439 million humanitarian investment from more than 50 donors delivered life-saving assistance to over 22 million people facing the consequences of natural disasters and conflict around the world.

22 Jun 2018 description

A. SITUATION ANALYSIS

Description of the disaster

In early 2017, Chad was found to have pockets of severe food insecurity with population facing serious nutritional issues.

18 Jun 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Field Office Maroua
Maroua, le 29 Décembre 2017

Contexte Général

Le Bureau de Zone de Maroua couvre la région du Nord peuplée d’environ 2 652 800 habitants, et celle de l’Extrême-Nord Cameroun qui est la deuxième région la plus peuplée du pays (après le Centre) avec 4 332 500 habitants en 2017.

12 Jun 2018 description

Le CICR mène des activités en République islamique de Mauritanie depuis 1970. Il y a ouvert une délégation en 2013. Le CICR visite les personnes détenues et s’efforce d’améliorer leurs conditions matérielles et de traitement en détention. Dans l’est du pays, il soutient les populations résidentes et réfugiées dans leurs besoins essentiels, tels que l’accès à l’eau et aux services vétérinaires.

12 Jun 2018 description

Le Comité International de la Croix-Rouge (CICR) est une organisation humanitaire, impartiale, neutre et indépendante. Sa mission exclusivement humanitaire est de protéger la vie et la dignité des victimes de conflits armés et d’autres situations de violence, et de leur porter assistance. Il s’efforce également de prévenir la souffrance par la promotion et le renforcement du droit et les principes humanitaires universels.

29 May 2018 description

In March 2017, the Cadre Harmonisé (CH) on food security situation reported that the Sahel region was facing another food insecurity crisis with a scale considered to be the fifth largest food insecurity crisis since the year 2005. Within the last 15 years, the food crisis cycle has occurred in the years 2005, 2008, 2010, 2012 and 2017. These consecutive crisis, mainly caused by drought and lack of rainfall, have left local populations each time in a deeper state of vulnerability to food insecurity issues.

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
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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.