Persistent drought in many regions of the country and decrease in the harvest during the period from March to September 2015 have resulted in the current food insecurity crisis observed nationwide. Continuing El Nino phenomena has exacerbated the drought and contributed to increase the prices of basic foods. CNSA and fewsnet identified 38 communes that are in phase 3 of IPC(crisis) . 3.6 million people affected by the current crisis. Funding remain a big challenge US$ 3,025,767 from CERF for food security of was granted in August 2015 to help address the situation.
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