Mali Complex Emergency Situation Report No. 21, 16 January 2013
I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES
There are an estimated 8,700 newly displaced people in southern Mali since the latest round of fighting began on 10 January. An estimated 228,920 people are displaced in Mali.
About 1,440 new Malian refugees have arrived in neighbouring countries since 10 January. There are an estimated 144,446 Malian refugees.
Limited access is preventing needs assessments and humanitarian assistance operations.
The protection of civilians in the north is a key humanitarian concern. Other priority needs include food, shelter, cash transfers and health services.
The 2013 CAP for Mali is only 1 per cent funded. About $2 million has been received out of a global requirement of $370 million.
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