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DOCUMENTS

Food security and humanitarian implications in West Africa and the Sahel - FAO/WFP Joint Note, February 2016
Keys points: Continued deterioration of the food situation of displaced populations in the Lake Chad ...
06 April2016
Food security and humanitarian implications in West Africa and the Sahel - FAO/WFP Joint Note, December 2015 - January 2016
Keys points: Confirmation of satisfactory levels of agro-pastoral production in West Africa and the Sahel: 12 ...
22 February2016
Food security and humanitarian implications in West Africa and the Sahel - FAO/WFP Joint Note, November 2015
Keys points: Good agro-pastoral production is expected in West Africa and the Sahel. Some localized fodder deficits ...
21 December2015
Food security and humanitarian implications in West Africa and the Sahel - FAO/WFP Joint Note, October 2015
Key points: Continued rainfall in the west of the region with the risk of post-harvest losses ...
25 November2015

THE SAHEL IN THE 2016 HUMANITARIAN APPEALS

FAO IS WORKING WITH PARTNERS TO

Provide emergency agricultural assistance to populations hit by insecurity and conflict

Protect the livelihoods of households exposed to climate hazards

Strengthen food security analysis, early warning systems and sectoral coordination

   

HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE PLAN

FAO requires

USD 117.3 million

of which: USD 51.8 million to respond to climate hazards
USD 40 million in response to Boko Haram/Lake Chad basin crisis
USD 25.5 million in response to insecurity in the region (CAR, Mali and Sudanese refugees in Chad)

to assist

4.1 million people

  23.5 million food insecure
  Cadre Harmonisé analysis of the Sahel
 
PROJECTED FOOD SECURITY AND NUTRITION SITUATION
(June-August 2016)

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