Burkina Faso Humanitarian Emergency

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The conflict in the Central Sahel region, one of the world’s fastest-growing emergencies, has created a protection crisis for women and girls. Escalating violence and displacement have heightened the risk of gender-based violence and harmful practices and disrupted access to basic services, including sexual and reproductive health services. Key areas of UNFPA’s humanitarian action in Burkina Faso include GBV prevention and response, family planning, support to health facilities providing emergency obstetric care, and other SRH services, including adolescent- and youth-friendly services.

Humanitarian needs

Last updated on - April 2021

Total people in need

1.7 million

Humanitarian funding

Resources in US$

Key humanitarian results 2021

UNFPA-assisted safe deliveries

Affected population reached with Family Planning services

Number of women of reproductive age (aged 15-49) reached with SRH services

Number of people reached with SRH/GBV information and awareness activities

Functional health facilities supported by UNFPA that provide Emergency Obstetric Care (EmOC)

Number of safe spaces

Youth facilitators and volunteers trained on sexual and reproductive health

Personnel trained on clinical management of rape

Personnel trained on Minimum Initial Package (MISP)

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.

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