Special Humanitarian Bulletin Sahel Crisis Issue 06, 16 November 2012

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 16 Nov 2012

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Poor access to water and sanitation, as well as behavioral practices continue to contribute to critical levels of malnutrition in some countries

  • Ground operations in Niger, Chad and Mauritania reduce number of Locust; however frontline countries are still in need of external assistance

  • New assessment in Mali shows a 71.5 per cent increase in the number of IDPs

  • Security environment of aid workers in Niger, Burkina Faso and Mauritania worsens

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