West and Central Africa: Humanitarian Bulletin -October 2013

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 17 Oct 2013

HIGHLIGHTS

  • IDPs in CAR increase by 57 per cent to 394,900 IDPs.

  • 458,475 people affected by floods and at least 32,000 hectares of agricultural land destroyed.

  • Rainfall deficits observed in June and July in the Sahel have been covered by heavy rains in August and September.

  • The post-elections situation in Guinea is tense with the opposition calling on supporters and militants to be on alert for instruction.

  • Nearly 6 million people have been affected by violence in northeast Nigeria, 3 million of whom are women and children.

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