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29 Nov 2017 description
L’analyse des besoins montre la persistance de cinq crises majeures : insécurité alimentaire, malnutrition, épidémies, inondations et mouvements de populations.
18 Sep 2017 description
The majority of victims are displaced women and girls. The figures represent only part of the situation, as monitoring mechanisms are in place only in a few sites, out of 140 displacement locations.
03 Jul 2017 description
report Oxfam
Hundreds of thousands are living in camps without adequate water access or waste management. Typhoid, cholera, malaria and hepatitis E tend to become more widespread in the rainy season.
23 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
The threat of outbreaks in Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria coincides with growing regional insecurity, while flooding and muddy roads are expected to severely limit humanitarian access.
17 May 2017 description
report CARE
Suite à la conférence d’Oslo sur les financements consacrés à la région du lac Tchad en février dernier, seuls 21 % des 1,1 milliard USD promis ont été débloqués.
17 May 2017 description
report CARE
An additional two million people will face critical food insecurity over the coming three months in Nigeria, bringing the number of people going to bed hungry each night to nearly nine million, says CARE.
04 May 2017 description
Hepatitis E is a new disease in Niger and there is no diagnostic capacity in the country. There is an urgent need to mobilise adequate health capacities to respond to the outbreak.
26 Apr 2017 description
MSF has significantly increased its water and sanitation activities in Kitchendi, Garin Wazan and Toumour villages, where around 135,000 people have settled.
30 May 2016 description
Actuellement, 2,1 millions de Nigériens se trouvent en situation d'insécurité alimentaire modérée ou sévère. La crise pourrait s'aggraver car seulement 5% du financement a été mobilisé.
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.
19 Apr 2016 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
12 Apr 2016 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
22 Mar 2016 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
15 Mar 2016 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
08 Mar 2016 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
28 Apr 2015 description
The early production forecast for maize - a staple food throughout the subregion - is about 21.1 million tonnes in 2015, 15 percent lower than the average for the last five years, FAO says.
27 Jan 2015 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
20 Jan 2015 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
06 Jan 2015 description
Rainfall performance has been poor across much of the region for the first half of the 2014/15 agriculture season and could have an adverse impact on household food security.
17 Dec 2014 description
report ACT Alliance
Maize harvests were 50 - 75% below average during agricultural season in some regions. Food insecurity affects 640,009 people, requiring 15,830 MT of maize equivalent to address shortage.