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06 Sep 2016 description
Le nombre total de personnes affectées a triplé comparativement au bilan établi au 25 juillet dernier et qui estimait à environ 30 000 les personnes sinistrées.
27 Jun 2016 description
The appeals for 2016 are intended to meet the needs of more than 95.4 million people across 40 countries. The UN's global appeal is currently 25 per cent funded.
29 Apr 2016 description
Nigeria, Chad and Niger account for three-quarters of the population facing severe food insecurity, in particular communities in north-western Chad, where those facing crisis levels of food insecurity has more than doubled.
25 Feb 2016 description
The protracted violence by Boko Haram has displaced some 2.7 million people in the four countries. North-east Nigeria alone accounts for 2.2 million of the displaced.
01 Feb 2016 description
Extreme poverty, fast-growing populations, climate change, recurrent food and nutrition crises and insecurity are building up, threatening the lives of communities already living on the brink of crisis.
21 Dec 2015 description
The regions most affected by Boko Haram - Logone et Chari, Mayo Sava and Mayo Tsanaga - have seen a 400 percent increase in the number of severely food insecure people, from 53,000 to over 200,000 in six months.
09 Dec 2015 description
In 2016, some 23.5 million people – almost one in six - will not have enough to eat, of whom at least 6 million will require emergency food assistance. Acute malnutrition will threaten the lives of 5.9 million children under-five.
07 Dec 2015 description
The Global Humanitarian Overview 2016 provides a bleak outlook of the humanitarian situation in most of the 37 countries covered in the appeal, which is five times the level of a decade ago.
22 Jun 2015 description
“Today’s partnership will deepen our understanding of what drives hazards to become disasters, and who is least equipped to deal with the impact of such shocks," said UNASG for Sahel.
16 Jun 2015 description
Global financial requirements for the remainder of 2015 have risen by $2.4 billion to $18.8 billion, to meet the needs of 78.9 million vulnerable people in 37 countries.
12 Feb 2015 description
The 2015 appeal is part of a multi-year strategy to respond better to chronic challenges, emphasizing early intervention and closer partnerships with Governments and development actors.
18 Dec 2014 description
Drought and poor distribution of rains are estimated to result in a 52 per cent drop in cereal production from 2013, and a 47 per cent reduction compared to the last five years’ average.
17 Dec 2014 description
9.8 million people in the Sahel are estimated to be food insecure, with at least 2.6 million having crossed the emergency threshold. Malnutrition, and epidemics, conflict, and disaster related needs continue at high levels.
09 Oct 2014 description
The Nigerian National Emergency Management Agency reports that some nine million people in the Northeast have been affected by the region’s growing conflict.
30 Sep 2014 description
Chronically underfunded humanitarian response in Gambia requires urgent food assistance for 200,000 vulnerable adults and acutely malnourished children.
29 Sep 2014 description
As of 26 September, WHO reports that there are a total of 6,553 cases and 3,083 reported deaths across Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal and Sierra Leone. Serious shortages of space in treatment centers have reportedly resulted in patients being turned away.
22 Aug 2014 description
102 million people are estimated to be in need of humanitarian assistance compared to 81 million in December 2013. Global financial requirements to cover humanitarian needs rose from $12.9 billion to $17.3 billion now.
21 Aug 2014 description
A new report offers a snapshot of the scope and breadth of the humanitarian footprint in the Sahel and highlights some of the main challenges faced by aid organisations and how they adapted to them.
25 Jul 2014 description
A third of The Gambia’s 1.8 million inhabitants are estimated to be at risk of food insecurity - 200,000 people already need critical food assistance. The humanitarian response plan is only funded at 13.5 per cent.
24 Jul 2014 description
Eleven countries were selected for allocations from the CERF Underfunded Emergencies window, designed to ensure life-saving relief work continues in countries where needs are high but financial support is low.