Burkina Faso: “COVID-19 could not have come at a worse time for vulnerable communities across West Africa”

Countries: Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger
Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Some four million people in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger are already facing extreme hunger and this could rise to 5.5 million by August. Across West Africa, 11 million people need immediate food aid.