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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.
05 Nov 2013 description
The FAO chief voiced hope that Benin, which has vast agricultural potential and water resources, could become the home of a regional food reserve that can offset shortfalls where production is weaker, such as in the arid Sahel.
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.
10 Sep 2013 description
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Areas close to the Niger River have been flooded following heavy rains in Niger and Mali. Nearly 10,000 people have been displaced, and over 21,000 hectares of crops have been destroyed.
12 Nov 2012 description
Both Guatemala and Myanmar were affected by earthquakes during the reporting period. On 7 November, an earthquake of 7.2 magnitude struck the pacific coast of Guatemala, affecting more than 600,000 people followed by a second quake of 6.2 magnitude on 11 November. There were no immediate reports of...
10 Oct 2011 description
L'Essentiel Des récoltes moyennes et inégales selon les régions sont attendues au Sahel ; un point sur les scénarios et les capacités de réponse des partenaires est recommandé Comportement disparate du marché des céréales sèches en fonction de la pluviométrie Sous-financement des...