Mauritania Humanitarian Emergency

A young mother holds her child.

Country Population:

4.1 mil

Level of crisis

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

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

860,000

Women of reproductive age

210,284

Pregnant women

20,576

Young people

263,178

Humanitarian funding

Resources in US$

Key results2020

UNFPA-assisted safe deliveries

Total people reached with all types of GBV services

Affected population reached with Family Planning services

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

Number of adolescents aged 10-14 reached with SRH services

Number of adolescents aged 15-19 reached with SRH services

Number of young people aged 20-24 reached with SRH services

Number of people reached with Humanitarian Cash & Voucher Assistance

Nombre de cliniques mobiles

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

Dignity Kits distributed

Number of health facilities that provide specialized GBV services (including Clinical Management of Rape), supported by UNFPA

Personnel trained on clinical management of rape

Personnel trained on Minimum Initial Package (MISP)

Avertissement
  • 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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