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19 Aug 2013 description
As this year’s rainy season gathers momentum, authorities fear a repeat of the 2012 crisis when waterways burst their banks and devastated entire villages, killing some 180 people.
13 Jun 2013 description
report World Bank
The World Bank approved a US$108 million grant to rehabilitate damaged water infrastructure and improve disaster-preparedness in the Far North Region.
02 Apr 2013 description
The Global Overview collates information from a wide range of sources and displays this information in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
19 Nov 2012 description
The IFRC emergency appeal is only funded at 19 per cent; additional resources are needed to cover the ever-growing needs.
29 Oct 2012 description
This week, renewed violence between Arakan Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims took place in Rahkin state in Myanmar, affecting an estimated 28,000 people. Sectarian violence between the two communities in June already left more than 75,000 people displaced. Despite a four-day truce that was supposed to...
26 Oct 2012 description
25 octobre, 2012 – A la suite de graves inondations survenues au Bénin, Cameroun, Niger, Nigéria et Tchad depuis le début de la saison des pluies, la Commission européenne a alloué près d’un million d'euros pour apporter une réponse d’urgence dans les zones les plus...
08 Oct 2012 description
report UN Children's Fund
Highlights Widespread flooding in the North and Far North districts of Cameroon is now causing extreme hardship for the local populations. Crops have been destroyed, especially millet, rice and sorghum, which may lead to serious food shortages. Intense monsoon rains have continued to fall in the...
16 Sep 2012 description
report IRIN
DAKAR, 16 septembre 2012 (IRIN) - Une mousson active et des températures supérieures aux normales saisonnières ont entraîné de fortes précipitations et des crues éclair dans toute l'Afrique de l'Ouest et le Sahel pendant la saison des pluies de cette année. Des centaines de personnes...