Special Humanitarian Bulletin Sahel Crisis Issue 04, 19 September 2012

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 19 Sep 2012

HIGHTLIGHTS

  • Partners scale up general food distribution and nutrition assistance as the lean season is pushing more people into hunger

  • Food insecurity and malnutrition likely to ease in October with the first harvests and a subsequent drop in food prices

  • Conditions remain favorable to second generation of locusts in September

  • Resilience high on the agenda of the UN highlevel event on the Sahel to take place on 26 September in New York

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