FAO/GIEWS: Africa Report No.2, August 2001 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: 17 countries)

Country Reasons for emergency
Angola Civil strife, population displacement
Burkina Faso Drought
Burundi Civil strife and insecurity
Chad Drought
Congo, Democratic Republic of Civil strife, IDPs and refugees
Eritrea IDPs, returnees and drought
Ethiopia Drought, IDPs
Guinea Civil strife, population displacement
Kenya Drought
Liberia Past civil strife, shortage of inputs
Niger Drought
Rwanda Drought in parts
Sierra Leone Civil strife, population displacement
Somalia Drought, civil strife
Sudan Civil strife in the south, drought
Tanzania Food deficits in several regions due to drought
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, 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 - August 2001

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