West and Central Africa Humanitarian Bulletin November 2013

from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 19 Nov 2013


  • There are currently 283,000 IDPs in Mali, down 15 per cent since July.

  • An Emergency Food Security Assessment conducted in CAR indicates that some 1.1 million people are food insecure and that half of all IDPs in CAR are food insecure.

  • 74 per cent of households in Guinea Bissau reported that the failed cashew campaign was the principal economic shock in the past six months.

  • 10,000 Nigerians have fled violence in northeast Nigeria since the State of Emergency, 80 per cent to Cameroon.

  • USD$8 billion pledged to the Sahel following a joint visit by the heads of the UN, World Bank, African Union, and the African Development Bank.

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