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Humanitarian Bulletin West and Central Africa - January 2017

HIGHLIGHTS

 Humanitarian partners require US$2.66 billion to assist 15 million in the Sahel in 2017.

 11 million people around the Lake Chad Basin need assistance, aid groups appeal for US$1.5 billion to assist 8.2 million people.

 Insecurity persists in CAR, 1.6 million people are in need of assistance.

 Epidemics continued to threaten communities across the region in 2016. 

Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
31 Jan 2017
Document type: 
Humanitarian Bulletin
Coordination hub(s): 
Bureau Régional pour l'Afrique de l'Ouest et du Centre
Disaster(s)/Emergency: 
Lake Chad Basin
Sahel Crisis: 2011-2017