Communiqués de Presse

16 Oct 2010
NIGER: UNITED NATIONS HUMANITARIAN CHIEF CALLS FOR "BRIDGING SOLUTIONS" TO PREVENT RECURRING CRISES
(Niamey/New York, 16 October 2010): Speaking in Niger on World Food Day, the United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos said combating malnutrition and the recurrent food crises in the Sahel will require national and international actors to adopt solutions that bridge both the immediate and longer term needs of the local communities.

On the final day of a three-day visit, the UN's humanitarian chief travelled to the town of Toumour, located some 1,500...

14 Oct 2010
UNITED NATIONS UNDER-SECRETARY-GENERAL FOR HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS BEGINS FIRST VISIT TO AFRICA
(Niamey/New York, 14 October 2010): United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos today arrived in Niger. With nearly seven million people affected by hunger, Niger has been one of the biggest humanitarian crises in Africa in 2010, however the situation has started to stabilize.

A decline in cereal production of over 410,000 tons and a fodder shortage led to a severe food and nutritional crisis, the second in...

08 Oct 2010
Le gouvernement du Niger et ses partenaires humanitaires appellent les donateurs à soutenir durablement le pays
Communiqué conjoint des partenaires humanitaires au Niger

Niamey, Niger, le 8 Octobre 2010 - A l'heure o=F9 le Niger a commencé à récolter ses premières tiges de mil, le gouvernement nigérien et ses partenaires humanitaires appellent la communauté des donateurs à rester aux côtés des populations extrêmement fragilisées par les crises récurrentes qui affectent ce pays du Sahel.

Les autorités du Niger et les partenaires humanitaires se félicitent de la qualité des réponses...

20 Aug 2010
PLUS DE 15 MILLIONS DE DOLLARS ALLOUÉS POUR L'ASSISTANCE ALIMENTAIRE D'URGENCE AU NIGER
(Niamey, le 20 août 2010) - Le Fonds central de réponse aux urgences du système des Nations Unies (CERF) a alloué plus de 15 millions de dollars américains (USD), soit environ 7,7 milliards francs CFA, au Programme alimentaire mondial (PAM) pour appuyer son opération d'assistance alimentaire d'urgence.

Cette nouvelle allocation va notamment permettre au PAM d'enrayer la détérioration de la situation alimentaire et nutritionnelle et d'apporter une aide vitale aux populations...

12 Aug 2010
CERF allocates $15 million for 1.7 million food-insecure people in Niger
12 August 2010: In response to severe food insecurity across the country, CERF allocates $15 million for 1.7 million vulnerable people in Niger.

The World Food Programme (WFP) will receive $15 million to improve nutritional status and reinforce livelihoods for close to 1.7 million people and also to augment logistic support.

Niger is in the midst of a food and nutrition crisis resulting from the failed harvest in 2009 due to the lack of rainfall. A recent vulnerability...