FAO/GIEWS: Africa Report No.1, April 2000 2

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MAP OF COUNTRIES FACING EXCEPTIONAL FOOD EMERGENCIES

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Mauritania Senegal Guinea Bissau Sierra Leone Liberia Guinea Mali Cote d'Ivoire Ghana Burkina Faso Togo Benin Niger Nigeria Chad Sudan Central African Republic Cameroon Djibouti Eritrea Somalia Kenya Ethiopia Comoros Madagascar Burundi Rwanda Uganda Tanzania Gabon Congo Dem. Rep. of Congo Malawi Angola Zambia Botswana Namibia Zimbabwe Mozambique Seychelles Swaziland Lesotho South Africa  Equatorial Guinea

Map of countries facing exceptional food emergencies


COUNTRIES FACING EXCEPTIONAL FOOD EMERGENCIES
(Total: 16 countries)

Country Reasons for emergency
Angola Civil strife, population displacement
Burundi Civil strife, population displacement
Congo, Dem.Rep. of Civil strife, population displacement
Congo, Rep. of Civil strife, population displacement
Eritrea War-displaced people and returnees, drought
Ethiopia Drought, large number of vulnerable people, IDPs
Kenya Drought
Liberia Impact of past civil strife, shortage of farm inputs
Madagascar Floods, cyclones
Mozambique Floods, cyclones
Rwanda Insecurity in parts
Sierra Leone Impact of past civil strife, population displacement
Somalia Drought, civil strife
Sudan Civil strife in the south
Tanzania Successive poor harvests in several regions
Uganda Civil strife in parts, drought

Since conditions can change rapidly, and published information may not always represent the most up-to-date basis for action, further enquiries or corrections should be directed to Mr. Abdur Rashid, Chief, Global Information and Early Warning Service (ESCG), FAO, Rome (Fax: 39-06-5705-4495, E-mail: GIEWS1@FAO.ORG).

 


FAO/GIEWS -April 2000

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