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In Northeast Nigeria, internally displaced persons (IDPs) and host communities...
22 September 2016
Almost 4.5 million people are facing severe food insecurity in conflict-hit...
19 August 2016
On this World Humanitarian Day, we remember our commitment to...
19 August 2016

DOCUMENTS

Lake Chad Basin - Situation report September 2016
Key messages Restoring agricultural livelihoods is a priority to avoid a further deterioration of the food ...
23 September2016
Northeast Nigeria - Situation report August 2016
Key messages  Almost 4.5 million people face acute food insecurity in northeast Nigeria and require immediate ...
25 August2016
Food security and humanitarian implications in West Africa and the Sahel - FAO/WFP Joint Note, June–July 2016
Key points: Alarming food situation among IDPs in Maiduguri in Borno State - Nigeria. Progressive and near-final installation of ...
22 August2016
Food security and humanitarian implications in West Africa and the Sahel - FAO/WFP Joint Note, May 2016
Keys points: In Chad, food insecurity has deteriorated over the last three years in the Sahelian belt ...
23 June2016

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

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

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