Overview

814,000 people will require humanitarian assistance in Senegal throughout 2018. The north of the country is facing a food security crisis following poor rains in the north in 2017. Food insecurity, caused by recurrent natural hazards, affects mostly northern Senegal and western Senegal. ?

Senegal scores 4.7/10 on the INFORM index 2018, a fall from 5.1 last year. ?

Latest Developments

No recent significant humanitarian developments. This country is being monitored by our analysis team. Last checked 27/03

30/07: Legislative elections.

Key priorities

Food assistance to vulnerable households in the north, particularly in Kanel, Matam, Podor and Ranérou.?

Information Gaps and needs

There is a lack of updated information on displaced people.