Southern Africa Weekly Report: 6th - 11th June 2012
A CERF application has been submitted for US$ 7.67 million, but the amount will be reduced to US$ 5 million. The total amount required for the humanitarian response is around $104 million. The total number of affected people is 2,223,096 of which 1,833,900 are directly affected by food insecurity in 7 provinces. This includes 294,209 children under the age of 5 who are affected by acute malnutrition. In addition, 150,000 people are in need of water supply.
OCHA advised the WHO country office to submit a request for malaria response following information from WHO headquarters of the selection of Madagascar among 8 none CAP countries for the CERF UF round 2.
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