West and Central Africa: Humanitarian Bulletin - September 2014

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 29 Sep 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

• 6,553 Ebola cases and 3,083 deaths as Ebola outbreak accelerates in Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Guinea.

• UN mission established to lead comprehensive response, headed by SRSG Anthony Banbury.

• UN launches Overview of Ebola Needs and Requirements calling for USD$979 million over the next 6 months.

• NEMA estimates up to 1.5 million IDPs in Northeast Nigeria. UNHCR expects 95,000 refugees and returnees by year’s end.

• 80 per cent decline in IDPs in Central African Republic.

• Some 63,000 people affected by floods in the Sahel this year. Early onset droughts occurring in northwestern Sahel.

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