West and Central Africa Humanitarian Bulletin February 2014
UN and partners launch USD$2.03 billion Strategic Response Plan for nine Sahel countries.
There are 698,500 IDPs in CAR, down by 223,500 since mid-January. Number of refugees increased by over 35,000 to 280,000.
Increased violence in CAR results in more than 78,000 migrant evacuees, over 70,000 to Chad alone.
Food in CAR is increasingly scarce. WFP begins airlifting food to Bangui due to insecure roads. FAO warns of risk of missing the planting season.
In Nigeria, 470,565 IDPs, 290,002 from the northeastern states, according to new Government figures.
Urgent agriculture support needed before April in the Sahel
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