Liberia + 13 more

West and Central Africa Humanitarian Bulletin - October 2014

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Hotspots: Burkina Faso hosts violent protests, President ousted; Niger attacked by Mali-based group; insurgents take city in Nigeria.

  • There are presently 13,567 cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in West Africa that have resulted in 4,951 deaths.

  • Mali reports its first Ebola case. Nigeria and Senegal are declared Ebola-free.

  • WHO to lead Ebola preparedness missions over next six weeks to 15 countries in West Africa.

  • Northeast Nigeria to experience Crisis level food insecurity through end of 2014.

  • 150,000 displaced persons from Nigeria expected in Diffa, Niger, by year’s end.

  • 200,000 Gambians are in urgent need of food assistance.

KEY EBOLA FIGURES

No. of Cases 13,567
No. Of Deaths 4,951
No. Countries Affected by West Africa EVD Strain 8

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