West and Central Africa Humanitarian Bulletin December 2013

HIGHLIGHTS

  • One out of five people in the Central African Republic have fled their homes

  • Violence in Bangui causes over 200,000 new IDPs in December

  • Some 10,000 Nigerians have fled violence in the Northeast to neighboring countries

  • So far in 2013, 2.5 million people received agriculture assistance in the Sahel

  • 4.8 million children under five in the Sahel expected to suffer from Global Acute Malnutrition in 2014

  • In 2013, floods have affected more than half a million people in West and Central Africa

  • To date, the Sahel has received 59 per cent ($1.04 billion) of the USD$1.71 billion requested

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