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25 Sep 2017 description
  • September 16: Gunmen killed three in Lokoja, Kogi.

  • September 17: Boko Haram killed five in Magumeri, Borno.

  • September 17: Kidnappers abducted five in Akoko South-West, Ondo.

  • September 18: Three suicide bombers killed themselves and fifteen others in Konduga, Borno. Boko Haram was suspected.

  • September 18: Pirates kidnapped five in Calabar, Cross River.

  • September 18: A cult clash resulted in six deaths in Lagos Island, Lagos.

25 Sep 2017 description

SITUATION

  • Poverty and armed conflict in parts of Nigeria contribute to high levels of food insecurity and chronic malnutrition. As of August 2017, conflict in northeastern Nigeria had displaced more than 1.7 million people within the country and forced nearly 205,000 people to flee into neighboring Cameroon, Chad and Niger, straining food resources in the region.

25 Sep 2017 description

Response to Corporate Emergencies
January - June 2017

Level 3 Emergency

South Sudan

WFP continues to provide vital humanitarian assistance to hard-to-reach locations across South Sudan. WFP conducted 1,314 airdrops delivering 36,263 mt of humanitarian cargo.

Syria

25 Sep 2017 description

Experts from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan and Uganda convened in Entebbe, Uganda, to identify and discuss opportunities to strengthen cross-border interventions for guinea worm disease eradication. Participants mapped a joint action plan for 2018 to strengthen surveillance, communication and coordination for guinea worm disease eradication. They further charted a strategy to strengthen cross-border surveillance among refugees to prevent the disease from spilling over to refugee host-communities.

25 Sep 2017 description

This paper assesses the role of village savings and loan associations (VSLAs) in building resilience to climate extremes and disasters in Niger. The findings aim to inform a broader conversation on how financial inclusion can be considered a pillar of resilience programming.

25 Sep 2017 description

By Mirabelle Enaka Kima, IFRC

In Cameroon’s far north, Bintou Abba Ali, a mother of thirteen, was forced to flee her village after a suicide attack devastated her family.

“My husband and three of my sons were killed during a suicide attack. I left my home and fled with seven of my children in the hope of finding a safer place for them,” recalls Bintou.

25 Sep 2017 description
report Monaco Red Cross

The Monaco Red Cross is launching an appeal for solidarity to help curb one of the widest food crises which is currently rife in Africa

25 Sep 2017 description
report UN Population Fund

Maiduguri, NIGERIA – Yana, 25, was three months pregnant when she fell sick with cholera just days ago. “I was already suffering, but then I started bleeding, and the baby is gone now,” she told UNFPA in one of the tent wards for cholera patients at a displacement camp outside Maiduguri, the capital of Nigeria’s conflict-scarred Borno State.

25 Sep 2017 description

Last July hostilities between armed groups in Kidal forced 847 people to leave their homes. SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL set up an emergency response for displaced people.

SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL takes action to assist people in precarious and vulnerable situations. Our teams provide households with drinking water, they receive 20 litres of water per person per day. Our teams also distribute water purification tablets to treat 10m3 per day.

Among them: 186 men, 288 women and 373 children.

25 Sep 2017 description

In Nigeria, while 1.7 million people are displaced in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states to flee violence between armed groups and the Nigerian army. A cholera outbreak has been detected in the northeast of the country.

The conflict has damaged or destroyed 75% of water and sanitation facilities in affected areas. 6.2 million people now have an urgent need for drinking water. Contaminated water leads to the spread of the cholera outbreak. The epidemic has already affected more than 2,600 people and killed 48 in Borno state.

25 Sep 2017 description

OPERATIONAL OVERVIEW

  • 8.5 MILLION PEOPLE IN NEED OF LIFE-SAVING ASSISTANCE IN 2017

  • 6.9 MILLION PEOPLE TARGETED FOR LIFE-SAVING ASSISTANCE IN 2017

24 Sep 2017 description

Le Secrétaire général condamne l’attaque perpétrée aujourd’hui contre un convoi de la Mission intégrée des Nations Unies pour la stabilisation au Mali (MINUSMA) dans la région de Gao dans laquelle trois casques bleus du Bangladesh ont été tués et cinq autres gravement blessés.

Le Secrétaire général transmet ses condoléances au Gouvernement du Bangladesh et aux familles endeuillées. Il souhaite un prompt rétablissement aux blessés.

24 Sep 2017 description

Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General

The Secretary-General condemns today’s attack against a convoy of the United Nations Multidimensional lntegrated Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), in the Gao region, killing three Bangladeshi peacekeepers and seriously injuring five others.

The Secretary-General conveys his condolences to the Government of Bangladesh and to the bereaved families. He wishes swift recovery to the injured.

24 Sep 2017 description
report UN News Service

24 septembre 2017 – Le Représentant spécial adjoint du Secrétaire général au Mali, Koen Davidse, a condamné fermement dimanche une attaque à la mine ou engin explosif contre des Casques bleus qui escortaient un convoi sur l'axe Anefis - Gao, dans la région de Gao.

Un premier bilan indique que l'explosion, à 7 heures dimanche matin, a entraîné la mort de trois Casques bleus de la Mission multidimensionnelle intégrée des Nations Unies pour la stabilisation du Mali (MINUSMA), 5 autres ont été sérieusement blessés, a indiqué la MINUSMA dans un communiqué de presse.

24 Sep 2017 description
report UN General Assembly

AG/11952

Assemblée générale Plénière
Soixante-douzième session, 19e à 22e séances plénières, Matin, après-midi & soir,

Le Ministre des affaires étrangères de la République populaire démocratique de Corée affirme que son programme nucléaire est purement dissuasif

Moyen-Orient, Soudan du Sud, Yémen, Myanmar et essor du terrorisme: face à la multiplication des conflits et des défis sur la scène internationale, de nombreux États Membres ont appelé aujourd’hui à une réforme urgente de l’Organisation des Nations Unies.

24 Sep 2017 description
report UN General Assembly

GA/11952

General Assembly Plenary
Seventy-second Session, 19th to 22nd Meetings (AM, PM & Night)

Small Island States Concerned about Access to Financial Markets, Illegal Fishing

Security, human rights and international law took centre stage at the General Assembly today, with States diverging over how best to preserve their stability in the face of existential threats, as the 193-member body entered the fifth day of its annual high-level debate.

24 Sep 2017 description
report ACTED

On 10th September, Mark Lowcock, the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator and the Head of OCHA , have been on the N'Gagam (Diffa, Niger) displaced persons site. The N'Gagam site is housing 15,000 people fleeing violence in the region.

23 Sep 2017 description
report UN News Service

23 septembre 2017 – A la tribune de l'Assemblée générale des Nations Unies, le Ministre des affaires étrangères du Tchad, Hissein Brahim Taha, a regretté samedi que les pays en voie de développement continuent de faire les frais de la crise économique et s'est inquiété de la dégradation sécuritaire dans la région du Sahel.

23 Sep 2017 description

Lancement officiel de l'approche "police de proximité" du projet REGARDS/ PNUD à Bankilaré Le Ministre d'Etat, Ministre de l’intérieur, de la Sécurité Publique, de la Décentralisation et des Affaires Coutumières et Religieuse, Mohamed Bazoum et la Représentante Résidente du PNUD au Niger par intérim, Dr Nicole Kouassi ont procédé le samedi 16 septembre 2017 à Bankilaré au lancement officiel de l'approche police de proximité travers le projet "Renforcement de l'Engagement des Communautés pour la Gestion Alerte des Risques de Déstabilisation Sociales et …

23 Sep 2017 description
report UN News Service

22 septembre 2017 – Le Cameroun a appelé vendredi à une mobilisation générale accrue contre le groupe terroriste Boko Haram, qui sévit dans la région du bassin du Lac Tchad, lors du débat général de la 72e Assemblée générale des Nations Unies à New York.