Communiqués de Presse

23 Jul 2013
Nutrition security in Gao: An alarming situation

Press Release: for immediate publication

BAMAKO, 23 July 2013 – The humanitarian community is raising the alarm on the rates of acute malnutrition in Gao, Northern Mali. Mali’s Ministry of Health and its partners, including UNICEF, have just published the results of a nutrition and mortality survey (SMART methodology), conducted for the first time since the crisis began in this conflict stricken region. The study reveals a dire nutrition crisis, making it extremely...

16 Jul 2013
Les Humanitaires en Action - Juillet 2013

•Barakolombougou – Mieux produire pour mieux vivre – World Vision

•Mopti – Des tentes pour les sans-abris – SOS-Attitude

•Tombouctou, Gao, Kidal – Renforcer les ONG au nord du Mali – ARAW

04 Jul 2013
Un milliard de dollars encore nécessaires pour les urgences dans le Sahel

(Dakar, 4 juillet 2013): Le Coordonnateur Régional Humanitaire des Nations Unies pour le Sahel a lancé hier la version révisée de l’appel de fonds 2013 pour le Sahel. Les acteurs humanitaires du Sahel ont revu leur requête qui passe de 1,6 milliard de dollars à 1,7 milliard de dollars pour répondre aux besoins persistants, pour le restant de l’année 2013, au Burkina Faso, en Gambie, au Mali, en Mauritanie, au Sénégal, au Tchad et dans les parties nord du Cameroun.

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04 Jul 2013
One billion dollars still required for emergencies in the Sahel

(Dakar, 4 July 2013): The UN Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Sahel, Robert Piper, launched yesterday the updated 2013 Sahel appeal. Humanitarian actors in the Sahel revised their request to $1.7 billion up from $1.6 billion to respond to the continued needs for the remainder of 2013 in Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, The Gambia and northern parts of...

19 Jun 2013
Humanitarian situation remains precarious

(Bamako/Dakar, 18 June 2013): The Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Sahel, Mr. Robert Piper, completed a two-day visit to Mali today. While in Bamako, he met with the Prime Minister, the Ministers of Finance, Education, Health, Energy and Water as well as representative of the Minister of Humanitarian Action, Solidary and the Elderly to discuss the humanitarian situation and financial support for humanitarian action in the country. He also held meetings with the...