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Burkina Faso

OCHA - Burkina Faso: Situation Report - Highlights (September 11, 2019)

  • Burkina Faso is grappling with an unprecedented humanitarian emergency due to a sudden escalation of violence
  • 1.5 million people need humanitarian assistance.
  • More than 289,000 people have been uprooted from their homes. A four-fold increase since the start of the year.
  • More than 95 per cent of the displaced are in host communities
  • 2,024 schools have been forced shut, depriving over 330,000 children of education