Mali: Complex Emergency Situation Report No. 31 (as of 25 April 2013)

Highlights.

  • Food insecurity remains a major concern in the northern regions (Gao, Timbuktu and Kidal), where at least one household in five faces severe food shortages.

  • Cholera outbreaks often occur during the rainy season, and could be worse this year without sufficient investment in prevention.

  • Internal population movements continue from north to south and vice versa. Displacements from north to south represent 62% of the total of 37,900 people censed in both direction between 12 January and 31 March.

  • Internally displaced people (IDPs) are estimated at 282,548 by the Commission of Population Movement. UNHCR estimates that 173,779 Malian refugees are living in neighbouring countries.

  • Humanitarian Appeal (CAP) for Mali is 26 per cent funded.
    Around $107 million has been mobilized of the total $409.7 million required. Humanitarian partners are preparing the midyear review of the appeal.

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