West and Central Africa Regional Office Snapshot: January - March 2021
The West and Central Africa region is home to 67 million people in need of humanitarian assistance, including 37 million children. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic is placing additional pressure on already overburdened social services, worsening the situation of vulnerable populations. The West and Central Africa Regional Snapshot (January 2021 - March 2021) covers UNICEF’s results achieved for programming including nutrition, health, water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), child protection, education and social protection, as well as cross-cutting areas such as community engagement to help respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The West and Central Africa Regional Snapshot includes information on UNICEF’s emergency response in Benin, Cote d’Ivoire, Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Equatorial Guinea, Liberia and Togo.
For further information on UNICEF’s emergency programming across countries of West and Central Africa please visit https://www.unicef.org/appeals