COOPI’s worldwide operations increased once again in 2017. It means also that the number of humanitarian crises we have tried to respond to as effectively as ever has increased. We have decided not to limit ourselves to intervening when there is an emergency, only to then move on elsewhere; instead, we remain alongside the communities hit by those emergencies in the medium-to-long-term, so as to help them overcome their critical issues and launch a reconstruction process.
La evaluación de Seguridad Alimentaria se desarrolló del 14 de agosto al 15 de septiembre del 2018, en 8.631hogares de 612 centros poblados en 26 municipios de 8 departamentos del corredor seco; teniendo por objetivo principal determinar las pérdidas agrícolas, la situación de Seguridad Alimentaria y la capacidad de respuesta de las instituciones de gobierno ante las necesidades de los hogares dedicados a actividades agrícolas afectados por la falta de lluvias.
COOPI (Cooperazione Internazionale) et IRC (International Rescue Committee) sont deux organisations internationales humanitaires qui interviennent sur le site de Boulamari Tchari dans le département de Mainé Soroa depuis 2015.
With the crisis entering its ninth year and showing no signs of abating despite recent efforts, 10.7 million people continue to be in urgent need of life-saving assistance across north-east Nigeria, far-north Cameroon, Western Chad and south-east Niger. Nearly 2.4 million people are displaced with fresh waves of violence and human rights abuses resulting in thousands arriving into congested sites on a weekly basis.
In response to surging food security needs due to the ongoing drought, and pre-famine conditions, five organizations joined together to form the Cash Alliance (CA) with an aim of providing cash support for Somali households affected by drought. This report provides an evaluation of the program. The Cash Alliance is composed of the Norwegian Refugee Council, the Danish Refugee Council, Save the Children, Concern Worldwide, and Cooperazione Internazionale.
Milan, May 14, 2018 - COOPI has launched a new humanitarian project in Syria, aimed at supporting the population of four areas of East Aleppo among the ones hit the hardest during the the long and tragic siege ended in 2016. Funded by the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), the Italian NGO will provide assistance to over 4,000 people, including men, women and children suffering from psychological trauma, permanent disabilities, malnutrition and deprivation; additionally, it will train local volunteers enabling them to support the population.
The undersigned INGOs welcome the organization of the first regional conference on stabilization for the Lake Chad Basin and the involvement of all present actors to find long-term solutions to the current humanitarian, security, political and socioeconomic crisis in the region.
Les ONGI signataires de cette déclaration accueillent avec enthousiasme l’organisation de la première conférence régionale sur la stabilisation dans le Bassin du Lac Tchad et l’implication de tous les acteurs présents pour trouver des solutions de long-terme à la crise sécuritaire, humanitaire, politique et socio-économique que traverse la région.
The following is a press release (408.34 kB) signed by 35 INGO's working in the Central African Republic
Bangui, August 11th 2017
Following the escalation of violence in many parts of the country, NGOs signatories, members of the INGO Coordination Committee (CCO) in the Central African Republic (CAR) call for an increased protection of civilians and an improved humanitarian access to allow the affected population access to vital aid.
As NGOs working across CAR, we witness the impact of violence on the civilian population on a daily basis:
COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE
RCA : Le regain de violence contre les civils menace la fourniture de l’aide humanitaire essentielle et la survie des populations fragilisées par la crise.
In 2017, thousands of people are still on the move across Borno state in northeast Nigeria. There are many reasons for this movement. Some are being displaced for the first time; others are moving or being relocated by authorities into LGA headquarters either from rural areas in the LGA, from already established IDP sites elsewhere and across the border from Cameroon into Nigeria, back across the border where they become IDPs.
LAKE CHAD CRISIS OVERVIEW
The Lake Chad Basin (LCB) is facing one of the largest humanitarian crises in the world today; approximately 17 million people are affected by the conflict in the region1 . Since 2009, an area spanning four countries in Central and West Africa has been affected by the violence perpetrated by the Nigerian extremist group Boko Haram.
In the ensuing years, the insurgency group has turned to violent attacks against local populations, causing an unprecedented protection crisis.
1. Contexte et justification
La dégradation de la situation sécuritaire débutée en novembre 2016, dans la partie Centre Est de la République centrafricaine est marquée par plusieurs incidents impliquant les groupes armés. Cette situation a eu des conséquences considérables en termes humanitaires.
II. Généralités sur la mission
II.1. Contexte et justification de la mission
Depuis le déclenchement des hostilités entre la Coalition et l’UPC le 21 novembre 2016 à Bria, la zone Est de la République Centrafrique est en proie à une nouvelle escalade de la violence entre les groupes armés. Les implications, directes et indirectes de ce conflit parti de la Haute Kotto et la Ouaka sont de plus en plus en plus ressenties dans la Basse Kotto.
This statement is made on behalf of Save the Children and 16 NGOs, comprised of national, regional and international human rights and humanitarian civil society actors, including organizations that provide humanitarian assistance and support to vulnerable children and families in Yemen.
We are concerned by the rapidly deteriorating situation in Yemen as highlighted in the High Commissioner’s oral update on the implementation of Human Rights Council resolution 33/16 of October 2016.2
A violent eight-year conflict originating in Nigeria has intensified in the last four years and spread across borders into Niger, Chad and Cameroon, resulting in Africa’s biggest humanitarian and protection crisis.
APRÈS DEUX ANNÉES CONSÉCUTIVES DE SÉCHERESSE
LES ZONES LES PLUS PRODUCTIVES EN HAÏTI ONT ÉTÉ FRAPPÉES PAR UN OURAGAN DE NIVEAU LE 3-4 OCTOBRE 2016
61% DES MÉNAGES ONT ÉTÉ DIRECTEMENT TOUCHÉS
MATTHEW A CAUSÉ UNE RÉDUCTION SIGNIFICATIVE DES SOURCES DE REVENU
UNE GRANDE PARTIE DE LA POPULATION NE POURRAIT PAS SOUTENIR SON BIEN-ÊTRE D’ICI À JUIN 2017
PLUS DE 50% DES MENAGES ONT UNE CONSOMMATION ALIMENTAIRE INACCEPTABLE
In response to the humanitarian crisis in north east region of Nigeria and the fact that more LGAs are now accessible out of the 27 LGAs in insurgency-hit north-eastern state of Borno, COOPI decided to undertake a multi-sector rapid needs assessment (MSNA) to better understand the humanitarian needs of the displaced and host population. A Humanitarian Response Advisor was deployed to Nigeria from September to December, 2016 to identify feasible and appropriate interventions and provide recommendations for future COOPI programs in Borno.