Early action and scale-up of emergency response 2018
|Post date||Thursday, 12 April, 2018 - 13:19|
|Document Type||Position Paper|
|Content Themes||Cadre Harmonise, Humanitarian Response Planning, Emergency Response, Food Security, Emergency type, Information Management|
|Sources||FAO, Unicef, WFP|
Drought, high food prices, conflict and market distortions have further aggravated the food security and nutrition situation in the Sahel since the end of 2017. Various assessments from United Nations agencies, governments and clusters suggest that the number of people in need of humanitarian assistance could increase in the coming months, reaching up to 6.8 million people.