Ghana Humanitarian Emergency

A woman lies next to her infant.
UNFPA Guinea-Bissau

Ghana is among the African countries affected by El Nino and experiences annual flooding in its northern regions. The country also hosts at least 10,000 refugees in 4 camps. UNFPA and partners focus on providing sexual and reproductive health services and protection for women, girls and adolescents, as well as implementing preparedness measures to ensure the country's ability to provide humanitarian assistance during emergencies.

Country Population: 27.4 mil
Level of Crisis:
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Humanitarian needs

2,989
Last updated on - 01 January 2017
UNFPA Chad/Ollivier Girard

Humanitarian funding

Resources in $

Key results2016

Disclaimer
  • Results data are reported and updated as they become available.
  • - Targets and UNFPA's populations of concern, including women of reproductive age and pregnant women, are estimated using the MISP calculator.
  • - Funding estimates are based on country planning processes, including inter-agency humanitarian response plans and regional refugee and resilience plans.
  • L1: Humanitarian crises in which the national and international resources available in the affected country are sufficient for the required response.
  • L2: Humanitarian crises requiring significant support from neighbouring countries, regional organizations and possibly humanitarian agency headquarters.
  • L3: Major, sudden-onset humanitarian crises requiring mobilization across the humanitarian system.
  • Crisis levels are determined by the Inter-Agency Standing Committee, a forum of UN and non-UN humanitarian partners.