Communiqués de Presse

30 Aug 2012
Secrétaire Générale adjointe des Nations Unies aux Affaires Humanitaires et Coordonnateur de Secours d’Urgence Valerie Amos, Discours - Conférence de Presse

Bonjour tout le monde,

Je viens de passer deux jours à observer moi-même les effets de la crise alimentaire et nutritionnelle qui affecte maintenant 4.6 million de personnes au Mali, ainsi que les difficultés qu’ont les Maliens victimes de cette insécurité au nord.

Hier au Centre de Santé de Référence de la Commune V de Bamako, j’ai vu comment un traitement qui coute juste $100 peut rendre la vie à de très jeunes enfants victimes de malnutrition sévère aiguë...

30 Aug 2012
Under-Secretary-General and Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos Statement to the Press, Bamako, Mali 30 August 2012

I have spent the past two days seeing for myself the effects of the terrible food and nutrition crisis that is now affecting at least 4.6 million people in Mali, as well as the difficulties faced by Malians affected by the insecurity in the north.

Yesterday at the Gabriel Toure nutrition centre in Bamako I saw how treatments that cost just US$100 are giving life back to very young children affected by severe acute malnutrition. Almost 150,000 children across Mali...

30 Aug 2012
UN Humanitarian Affairs Chief concludes her mission calling for peace and stability in Northern Mali

(Bamako/Geneva/New York), 30 August 2012: United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Valerie Amos today visited Mopti in northern Mali and expressed her hope for a return to peace and stability so that displaced people could return home.

“After decades of conflict in northern Mali people deserve peace and stability so that they can return home. I hope the international community, regional bodies and the Government of Mali will work to that end...

30 Aug 2012
Les enfants sont le visage de la crise alimentaire et nutritionnelle au Mali, déclare la chef des affaires humanitaires

(Bamako / Genève / New York, 29 août 2012) : les enfants sont le visage de la crise alimentaire et nutritionnelle qui sévit au Mali et dans le Sahel, a indiqué la Secrétaire générale adjointe aux affaires humanitaires, Valerie Amos, à la suite de sa visite du Centre nutritionnel Gabriel Touré de Bamako, la capitale du Mali. Depuis le début de l’année, le centre a traité plus de 1 000 enfants souffrant de malnutrition aiguë sévère et modérée.

«Cette crise...

30 Aug 2012
UN humanitarian chief says children are the face of Mali’s food and nutrition crisis

(Bamako/Geneva/New York, 29 August 2012): Children are the face of the food and nutrition crisis in Mali and throughout the Sahel said UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Valerie Amos after visiting the Gabriel Touré Nutritrion Center in Bamako, which has treated more than 1,000 children for moderate and severe acute malnutrition since the start of the year.

“Children's lives are being blighted by a nutritional crisis which we have the knowledge and...