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Remarks by Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock at the high-level pledging event for the humanitarian crisis in Central Sahel - A Virtual Event, 20 October 2020

Thank you, Heba. Thanks in particular to the Governments of Denmark and Germany, and to the European Union for hosting this important meeting on the humanitarian situation in the Central Sahel. Thank...

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  • People in Need

    2,900,000 32% increase since 4 Feb 2020

    Source: OCHA
  • People Targeted for Assistance

    2,100,000 17% increase since 4 Feb 2020

    Source: OCHA
  • People in Food Crisis/Emergency (IPC Phase 3+)

    1,800,000 48% increase since 31 Dec 2019

    Source: CILSS
  • Children Acutely Malnourished

    372,035 3% increase since 8 Apr 2020

    Source: CILSS
  • Pregnant or Lactating Women Acutely Malnourished

    88,522 1% increase since 8 Apr 2020

    Source: IPC
  • Children in Need

    1,200,000 13% increase since 29 Jan 2019

    Source: UNICEF
  • IDPs

    1,013,234 4% increase since 9 Jul 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • Children IDPs

    612,226 9% increase since 30 Jun 2020

    Source: UNICEF
  • Refugees in Burkina Faso

    19,893 No change since 30 Jun 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • Malian Refugees in Burkina Faso

    19,464 No change since 30 Jun 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • Schools Closed due to Insecurity

    2,512 No change since 15 Apr 2020

    Source: UNICEF
  • Students Affected by Closure of Schools

    350,000 3% increase since 15 Apr 2020

    Source: OCHA
  • Health Centres Closed

    95 29% decrease since 30 Apr 2020

    Source: OCHA
  • Health Centres with Reduced Service

    199 28% increase since 30 Apr 2020

    Source: OCHA
  • People Affected by Closure of Health Centres

    1,200,000 25% decrease since 30 Apr 2020

    Source: OCHA
  • People Assisted with WFP Food Assistance (per month)

    1,173,306 6% decrease since 31 Jul 2020

    Source: WFP
  • New IDPs by Conflict (per year)

    513,000 1121% increase since 31 Dec 2018

    Source: IDMC

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