Mauritania Humanitarian Emergency

A young mother holds her child.

Mauritania faces climate shocks, high levels of food insecurity and an influx of refugees from Mali. Acute malnutrition exacerbates health risks faced by pregnant and lactating women. UNFPA provides life-saving sexual and reproductive health as well as protection services to affected women and adolescents, including Malian refugees in the Mbera refugee camp.

Humanitarian needs

Last updated on - April 2021

Total people in need


Humanitarian funding

Resources in US$

  • 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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