West and Central Africa Humanitarian Bulletin January 2014

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 31 Jan 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Catherine Samba-Panza elected President of the Central African Republic

  • Revised Strategic Response Plan for CAR appeals for US$551.3 million to assist 1.9 million people

  • Donors pledge US$500 million for aid to CAR at high-level meeting in Brussels

  • Some 5,700 Malian refugees return between June and December 2013

  • Over 4,000 people seek refuge in Cameroon after clashes in northeast Nigeria in mid-January

  • Regional HNO for the Sahel finalized, 2014-16 Strategic Response Plan to be launched on 3 February

  • CERF allocated over US$104.5 million to West and Central Africa countries in 2013

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