Sahel and West Africa: 27.3 million of people in crisis phase ( 3-5), March-may 2022

Published : April 2022

The analyses of the Cadre harmonisé indicate that 27.3 million people are in need of immediate food assistance in the Sahel and West Africa (The Gambia, Mali, Liberia). This includes 14.5 million in Nigeria, 3.3 million in Niger and 2.3 million in Burkina Faso. The food and nutrition situation is also deteriorating in some Gulf of Guinea countries due to inflation and Covid-19 related measures.

Countries : Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Chad, CILSS area, Côte d'Ivoire, ECOWAS area, G5 Sahel area, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liptako-Gourma, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Region, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, UEMOA area

Themes : Food security

Scale : Regional (West Africa)

Langs : French

See also

Sahel and West Africa: 28.9 million people in crisis phase ( 3-5) November-December 2022


Sahel and West Africa: 33.4 million people expected to face crisis or worse (phase 3-5) June-Aug 2022


Sahel and West Africa: 23.7 million people in crisis phase (3-5), Oct-Dec


ECOWAS countries with more than 1 million acutely-food insecure people (phases 3-5)


Acutely-food insecure people in the UEMOA area (phase 3-5)