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West and Central Africa: Humanitarian Bulletin - March 2017

HIGHLIGHTS

 International action urged to ward off looming famine in north-east Nigeria.

 Mounting incidents of armed violence worsen the Central African Republic’s longrunning crisis.

 Election risk preparedness and lessons learnt from The Gambia’s crisis.

 Post-World Humanitarian Summit policy shift towards collective preparedness and response to alleviate human suffering begins to take shape.

Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
07 Apr 2017
Document type: 
Humanitarian Bulletin
Location(s): 
Cameroon
Central African Republic
Chad
Gambia
Niger
Nigeria
São Tomé and Príncipe
Coordination hub(s): 
Bureau Régional pour l'Afrique de l'Ouest et du Centre
Disaster(s)/Emergency: 
Lake Chad Basin
Sahel Crisis: 2011-2017