UNICEF Mali Humanitarian Situation Report No.7 (14 December 2022)


 Situation Report



The 2022-2023 school year started in October 2022. Conflict, insecurity and the continued presence of armed groups in northern and central Mali resulted in thousands of displaced. Through efforts of UNICEF and its partners, 141 schools were reopened; local and regional consultations took place in Sikasso, Koutiala, Douentza, Segou, Timbuktu, Dire, and Goundam, allowing 12,144 children (including 5,789 girls) to attend school.

The security situation in the Menaka region continued to remain precarious. While by end September 2022, 29,645 IDPs were registered, a total of 1,374 new IDPs were recorded in October 2022.

In the Mopti, region, an incident occurred on 13 October 2022, where a bise hit an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) on the Sevare-Bandiagara road, resulting in 11 deaths and 47 people being injured including 13 children. Through UNICEF and its partners response victims of this incident received medical and psychological care.