West and Central Africa: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (27 April – 3 May 2021)

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC RESURGENCE OF CRIMINALITY REDUCING HUMANITARIAN ACCESS Since the withdrawal of armed forces to the Kambakota and Ouogo axes, a resurgence of criminality has been observed, including armed attacks on civilians and health workers. The surge in criminality considerably reduces humanitarian access. Aid agencies do not have access to the Kambakota and Ouogo […]

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UNFPA and UNICEF ESARO Launch Polls on Behavioral Changes, Coping Strategies and Evolving Needs during COVID-19

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa–UNFPA East and Southern Africa through the Safeguard Young People Programme in collaboration with UNICEF within the 2gether for SRH programme is in the process of developing new content for adolescents and young people on Sexual Reproductive Health and HIV for the Internet of Good Things (IoGT) and developed new polls on Adolescent […]

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US Envoy Heads to Horn of Africa

NEW YORK – U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is sending his special envoy for the Horn of Africa to the region Tuesday in a bid to de-escalate tensions. In a statement, Blinken said Ambassador Jeffrey Feltman will visit Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia and Sudan through May 13. The special envoy will meet with officials from […]

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West Africa Price Bulletin, April 2021

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with […]

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