Appeals & Response Plans
- Mauritania: Drought - May 2018
- West Africa: Ebola Outbreak - Mar 2014
- Mauritania: Floods - Sep 2013
- Sahel Crisis: 2011-2017
- Mauritania: Floods - Aug 2010
- West Africa: Floods - Jul 2009
- Mauritania: Floods - Aug 2009
- Influenza A (H1N1) Pandemic - Apr 2009
- West Africa: Floods - Jul 2008
- Mauritania: Floods - Aug 2007
Maps & Infographics
The semiarid Sahel region spans from the Sahara Desert in the north to the humid savannahs in the south. The countries in the Sahel region are among the poorest and least developed in the world. The food crisis is widespread and there are several on-going military conflicts in the region.
The Swedish support to the Sahel region is focused on Chad, Niger, Mali and Nigeria, with additional support to Cameroon, Burkina Faso and Mauritania.