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Special Humanitarian Bulletin - Sahel crisis #4 (19 September 2012)


  • Partners scale up general food distribution and nutrition assistance as the lean season is pushing more people into hunger
  • Food insecurity and malnutrition likely to ease in October with the first harvests and a subsequent drop in food prices
  • Conditions remain favorable to second generation of locusts in September
  • Resilience in the Sahel high on the agenda of the RC/HC retreat on 9-10 October
Operation(s)/ Webspace(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
19 Sep 2012
Document type: 
Humanitarian Bulletin
Humanitarian Assistance
Humanitarian Financing
Coordination hub(s): 
Bureau Régional pour l'Afrique de l'Ouest et du Centre
Sahel Crisis: 2011-2017