OCHA - Burkina Faso: Situation Report - Highlights (February 27, 2020)
- Burkina Faso is grappling with an unprecedented humanitarian emergency due to a sudden escalation of violence
- 2.2 million people need humanitarian assistance.
- More than 765,000 people have been uprooted from their homes. A 1,200% increase since January 2019.
- More than 95 per cent of the displaced are in host communities
- 2,410 schools have been forced shut, depriving over 318,000 children of education