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As the government of CAR attempts to implement a peace deal with rebel groups, MSF is expanding its emergency response for people affected by the conflict.
The harvest is almost in, but MSF continues to admit new patients to its emergency feeding program in eastern Chad.
MSF is treating an influx of patients for malnutrition and malaria in Niger's Maradi region.
MSF nutrition experts Susan Shepherd and Stéphane Doyon discuss the need for long-term solutions to malnutrition in Africa's Sahel region.
People displaced by conflict are fleeing Mali en masse—and settling in places already weakened by food insecurity.
This update details MSF's recent activities in Africa's Sahel region, where widespread malnutrition and water shortages are exacerbating the outbreaks of diseases like meningitis.
A food crisis has been declared in the Sahelian Band of West Africa. UNICEF estimates that up to 15 million people in six countries in the Sahel region are living with moderate or acute food insecurity.
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