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Massive population displacements and insecurity in the Lake Chad basin...
23 June 2016
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02 May 2016
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19 January 2016

DOCUMENTS

Food security and humanitarian implications in West Africa and the Sahel - FAO/WFP Joint Note, June - July 2016 (in FRENCH)
L'essentiel: Des cumuls pluviométriques saisonniers supérieurs à la moyenne sur la majeure partie de la région Situation ...
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 ...
01 August2016
Food security and humanitarian implications in West Africa and the Sahel - FAO/WFP Joint Note, May 2016 (in FRENCH)
L'essentiel: Au Tchad, l’insécurité alimentaire s’est aggravée par rapport aux trois dernières années dans les régions ...
23 June2016
Strengthening the livelihoods of vulnerable populations in Chad and Mauritania
Over the past decade, the Sahel region has witnessed recurrent and multiple shocks. Droughts, floods, ...
14 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

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

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