Food security and humanitarian implications in West Africa and the Sahel - FAO/WFP Joint Note, October 2016

Food security and humanitarian implications in West Africa and the Sahel - FAO/WFP Joint Note, October 2016
Dec 2016

Key points

  • The decrease in rainfall marks the end of the main agricultural campaign across West Africa and the Sahel.
  • Floods affect 123 000 people in Niger.
  • In Niger, the Rift Valley Fever (RFV) outbreak affected 132 people in the region of Tahoua.
  • Ongoing locust resurgence in Mauritania.