CERF allocates more than $3 million to stem food insecurity in Senegal

28 Oct 2013
Allocation Story: 
Allocation Story

30 May 2013: New surveys by the UN estimate that hundreds of thousands of people are food insecure in Senegal. Last year’s UN investigations estimated that 255,600 children aged between 6 and 59 months were suffering from moderate acute malnutrition, whereas another 31,900 pregnant and lactating women and 38,900 children under age 5 were suffering from severe acute malnutrition. Floods in August 2012 and soaring food prices have exacerbated the food insecurity situation in Senegal.

Senegal 2012

24 Apr 2012

CERF provides $7 million in response to food assistance in Senegal

11 April 2012: The Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has given US$7 million to four UN agencies to provide emergency food aid for most food insecure people in Senegal.

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