Humanitarian Bulletin Mali November 2013

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The results of the nutrition survey conducted in the six regions of the south using SMART methodology reveal a global acute malnutrition (GAM) rate of 8.6%, which is close to the alert threshold (10%).

  • Out of more than 1,100 schools that were functioning before the conflict in the three regions of the north, about 780 were able to reopen for the new school year. However, in Kidal the majority of school has not reopened yet.

  • 3,200 people already benefited from the services of the information and referral centres for internally displaced people set up in Bamako since September 2013.

  • In the areas affected by the crisis in the north of the country, 156 (or 77%) of the 203 health centres that were targeted by the humanitarian responses are functional.

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