Robust humanitarian funding and a shift in approach that adheres to the Kampala Convention could change the aid landscape in Burkina Faso.
Le Burkina Faso est maintenant à l’épicentre des crises humanitaires et de déplacement qui se détériorent rapidement au centre du Sahel.
Violence, displacement, humanitarian needs, and food insecurity continue to rise in Burkina Faso, but the country’s recent leadership transition may provide some opportunities for addressing the country’s crisis.
Refugees International’s Senior Advocate for West and Central Africa Alexandra Lamarche joined the Global Dispatch podcast to discuss the recently reported coup d’état in Burkina Faso and the threat it poses to civilians.
Amid worsening conflict, the reported coup d’état in Burkina Faso could have severe impacts on Burkina Faso’s population, of whom 3.5 million are already in need of humanitarian assistance and 1.7 million are displaced.
Civil society leaders from Burkina Faso share key humanitarian trends and possible ways to prevent further atrocities.
As governments combat the spread of COVID-19 in the Sahel, an unintended consequence has emerged: worsening food insecurity.
Le Burkina Faso est le nouveau front du vaste conflit qui règne au Sahel.
Burkina Faso is the latest frontline of wider conflict spreading across the Sahel.
Soaring violence and displacement are taking over much of the Sahel. France, the most influential international player in the region, is failing to use its sway to quell the crisis.