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

Humanitarian needs

Last updated on - 01 December 2018
UNFPA Chad/Ollivier Girard

Humanitarian funding

Resources in $

Key results2018

  • People Reached
    People reached with Dignity Kits
    Total people reached with Adolescent SRH
    Affected population reached with Family Planning services
  • Services delivered
    Dignity Kits distributed
  • Capacity building
    Youth facilitators and volunteers trained on sexual and reproductive health
    Has established a functional system for safe and ethical gender-based incident data management
  • 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.