Chad + 12 more

West and Central Africa: Humanitarian Bulletin - January 2017

Situation Report
Originally published


In this issue

US$2.66 billion required for the Sahel P.1

Lake Chad Basin: 11 million need assistance P.3

Unrest, funding shortfalls impede CAR response P.4

Regional update on epidemics P.5

Regional humanitarian news P.7

Sahel funding update P.8


  • Humanitarian partners require US$2.66 billion to assist 15 million in the Sahel in 2017.

  • 11 million people around the Lake Chad Basin need assistance, aid groups appeal for US$1.5 billion to assist 8.2 million people.

  • Insecurity persists in CAR,

1.6 million people are in need of assistance.

  • Epidemics continued to threaten communities across the region in 2016.
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