Mauritania: Humanitarian Overview (as of 30 September 2016)
KEY DRIVERS OF THE CRISIS
Food insecurity, malnutrition and overall vulnerability are results of recurring natural hazards (droughts, floods), increasing food prices and overall scarcity of resources.
The country continues to host Malian refugees, their returns are contingent on restoring peace and security in Northern Mali.
Diseases under epidemiological surveillance are likely to report increased number of cases as a result of poor access to health structures and water,sanitation, and hygiene facilities.