West and Central Africa: Humanitarian Bulletin - April 2014

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 30 Apr 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 560,050 IDPs in CAR, down 68,450 since last month. Conversely, refugees have increased by 36,000 during this period.

  • Food prices soar in CAR by upwards of 70 per cent for meat and fish. Malnutrition treatment increases three-fold in Bangui.

  • Voluntary relocations of at-risk populations begin this month in CAR, relocating some 1,400 Muslims.

  • Meningitis outbreak in Guinea Infects 379 and kills 40; 133 confirmed cases of Ebola present in country killing 83.

  • Nearly 100 killed in two bombings in Abuja; over 200 girls kidnapped in Borno and still missing. Both incidences attributed to Boko Haram.

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