Good afternoon everybody. I am really thrilled to be here.
Let me start by saying a very happy 50th birthday Concern Worldwide and congratulations.
Thank you, it is a pleasure to be here with you today to celebrate Concern Worldwide’s 50th anniversary.
And it does bear repeating, as Ciarán (Ciarán Cannon, Ireland’s Minister for the Diaspora and International Development) said, you started as a result of the famine in Biafra in 1968.
Northeastern Nigerian farmers have begun harvesting cereal, vegetable and cash crops (cowpea, groundnut and sesame), following the provision of seed and fertilizer to 112 500 households (790 000 people) in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe under FAO’s 2018 rainy season programme (June‒August 2018). The season appears to have been effective for numerous farming households, lessening the need for food assistance in some areas.
This monthly digest comprises threats and incidents of violence affecting the delivery of aid. It is prepared by Insecurity Insight from information available in open sources.
Security Incidents and Access Constraints
This monthly digest comprises threats and incidents of violence affecting protection of IDPs and refugees. It is prepared by Insecurity Insight from information available in open sources.
Security Incidents and Access Constraints
Central African Republic
ROME –Une récente étude du Programme Alimentaire Mondial (WFP), dévoilée le jour de la journée mondiale de l’alimentation, démontre que la nourriture est moins accessible que jamais dans les pays touchés par des crises et des conflits. Dans des dizaines d’autres pays, le rêve d’un repas nutritif reste inaccessible pour des millions de personnes en raison d’un prix constant bien trop élevé.
• 89 additional suspected cases of cholera were reported on the 15 th October 2018 in Borno State
• No new death was reported
The Lake Chad Basin Crisis remains one of the largest humanitarian emergencies in the world and continues to affect the North-East of Nigeria, the Far North Region of Cameroon, the Lac Region of Chad and the Diffa Region in Niger. Around 17 Million people live in the affected areas across the four countries. More than 2.4 million people remain displaced.
▪ 2,446 cases of cholera and 47 deaths (lethality: 1.9%) have been recorded in Madaroumfa department (Maradi region) as of 31st August. Response in health, wash and communications have been put in place and are ongoing with the support of UNICEF, WHO and MSF, under the coordination of the Regional Directorate of Public Health of Maradi.
▪ In Tillabery region, the cluster protection reported that by August 31st , 32,183 people were displaced in four departments at the border with Mali due to the ongoing conflict, while 10,091 in Tahoua
Argentina- Lluvias- 10/10/18
- La Protección Civil de Misiones reportó fuertes lluvias en los municipios de Capiovi y Misiones.
- Las inundaciones afectaron a 200 familias en la ciudad de Posadas y 50 familias cerca del arroyo La Chancha.
Colombia- Inundaciones- 11/10/18
On 7 October, presidential elections in Cameroon were accompanied by electoral related violence in the anglophone regions of Northwest and Southwest. The new violence is likely to have displaced more people, which would add to the estimated number of 246,000 that were displaced as of August 2018 since the beginning of the crisis in 2017. The newly displaced are likely to be in need of food, shelter, health and wash assistance.
Anticipated scope and scale
Threats and violence affecting emergency care
22 September 2018: In Rajbiraj city, Saptari region, Sagarmatha zone, the emergency ward of the Gajendranarayan Singh Sagarmatha Zonal Hospital was vandalized by locals who claimed that doctors had pronounced dead a child who was still living. Source: ACLED
Middle-East and North Africa
56 refugee households received shelter kits to start construction of their permanent shelter in Adagom settlement (Cross River state).
UNHCR facilitated training on registration systems and protection principles for 20 newly deployed National Commission For Refugee (NCFRMI) staff in Ogoja (Cross River state).
1,529 Cameroonian refugees received food and non-food items in Adagom settlement (Cross River state)
26,891 Cameroonian refugees registered with Level 1 and Level 2 registration [As of 30th September 2018]
Etude d’UNOWAS sur le pastoralisme et la sécurité en Afrique de l’Ouest et au Sahel
Les conflits impliquant des éleveurs1 sont en augmentation en Afrique de l’Ouest, mais pas de manière uniforme