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06 Sep 2016 description
Le nombre total de personnes affectées a triplé comparativement au bilan établi au 25 juillet dernier et qui estimait à environ 30 000 les personnes sinistrées.
23 Jun 2016 description
Au Tchad, environ 2 millions de personnes sont en insécurité alimentaire, dont 400 000 personnes sous la forme sévère dans les huit régions de la bande sahélienne.
29 Apr 2016 description
Nigeria, Chad and Niger account for three-quarters of the population facing severe food insecurity, in particular communities in north-western Chad, where those facing crisis levels of food insecurity has more than doubled.
25 Feb 2016 description
The protracted violence by Boko Haram has displaced some 2.7 million people in the four countries. North-east Nigeria alone accounts for 2.2 million of the displaced.
21 Dec 2015 description
The regions most affected by Boko Haram - Logone et Chari, Mayo Sava and Mayo Tsanaga - have seen a 400 percent increase in the number of severely food insecure people, from 53,000 to over 200,000 in six months.
11 Dec 2014 description
FAO estimates that globally 39 countries, including 29 countries in Africa, need external assistance for food due to conflict, crop failures and localized high food prices.
29 Sep 2014 description
As of 26 September, WHO reports that there are a total of 6,553 cases and 3,083 reported deaths across Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal and Sierra Leone. Serious shortages of space in treatment centers have reportedly resulted in patients being turned away.
03 Apr 2014 description
The agricultural production of the poorest households in 2013 covered their nutritional needs only until March 2014. They now depend entirely on markets to access food.
26 Dec 2013 description
At the end of 2013, the Sahel has received 59 per cent ($1.04 billion) of the $1.71 billion requested. WASH, Agriculture and Education remain seriously underfunded.
18 Sep 2013 description
The latest humanitarian bulletin for West and Central Africa highlights the crisis in Northeast Nigeria and analyses the effects of rain deficits and floods in the region.
11 Sep 2013 description
In August, heavy seasonal rains caused flooding in Benin, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, and Senegal. So far the extent of flooding and subsequent damage is significantly lower than last year.
26 Aug 2013 description
The food security situation in northern Mali, northern Nigeria and neighbouring countries, where coarse grain prices continue to increase, is of particular concern.
11 Jul 2013 description
Increase in output will help to replenish stocks worldwide and raise expectations for more stable markets in 2013-2014, says the Food and Agriculture Organization.
12 Mar 2013 description
Of the US$1.6 billion requested in humanitarian funding for this year, only US$180 million has been received and 10.3 million people remain food insecure.
19 Jan 2013 description
Despite good harvest in 2012, 10.3 million people still food insecure across the Sahel region; $1.66 billion required to respond to immediate needs, kick-start resilience building and respond to Mali crisis
12 Dec 2012 description
Activities focus on women-run community vegetable gardens to diversify nutritional intake and also be an opportunity for income generating activities to help build household resilience.
12 Dec 2012 description
During the past year, about 18.7 million people have faced food and nutrition insecurity, and more than 1 million children under five were at risk of severe acute malnutrition.
10 Oct 2012 description
report UN Children's Fund
Highlights As of 09 September, nearly 23,000 people were affected by floods and windstorms. Almost 20% of the affected population were displaced (3,857 people) while 10 people were reported to have died. Moreover, the number of people affected is likely to increase, particularly in Banjul and...
08 Oct 2012 description
HIGHLIGHTS The growing season in the Sahel witnessed a regular start. Still, difficulties of access to food and seeds are noted in many countries of the subregion and 18.7 million people are facing food and nutrition insecurity. More than 1 million children under the age of five are at risk of...
15 Aug 2012 description
High cereal prices in West Africa likely to fall as October harvests approach Key Messages Regional FEWS NET price indices are high as the lean season progresses in West Africa. The most likely scenario through December 2012 suggests that regional prices will remain high but follow typical...