Mali Complex Emergency Situation Report No. 21, 16 January 2013

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 16 Jan 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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