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West and Central Africa - Humanitarian Bulletin (October 2013)

HIGHLIGHTS
 IDPs in CAR increase by 57 percent to 394,900 IDPs.
 458,475 people affected by floods and at least 32,000 hectares of agricultural land destroyed.
 Rainfall deficits observed in June and July in the Sahel have been covered by heavy rains in August and September.
 The post-elections situation in Guinea is tense with the opposition calling on supporters and militants to be on alert for instruction.
 Nearly 6 million people have been affected by violence in northeast Nigeria, 3 million of whom are women and children.

Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
17 Oct 2013
Document type: 
Humanitarian Bulletin
Theme(s): 
Conflict
Humanitarian Financing
Internally Displaced People (IDPs)
Coordination hub(s): 
Bureau Régional pour l'Afrique de l'Ouest et du Centre