Today, 46 out of 54 countries on the African continent are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic
Burkina Faso has faced increased levels of violence in 2019, leading to an exponential growth of population displacement throughout the year, the number of internally displaced people has grown from an estimated 47.000 people in December 2018 to over 765.000 in February 2020
Since the beginning of 2019, the escalation of violence in the North Centre and Sahel regions of Burkina Faso has caused dozens of deaths and the internal displacement of thousands. They need help urgently
The annual peak of malnutrition in the Sahel region has begun, exacerbated in parts of the region by higher market prices, epidemics and political instability.