Communiqués de Presse

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...

27 Aug 2012
UN Humanitarian Chief Valerie Amos to visit the Republic of Mali

WHO: Valerie Amos, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator

WHAT: Mission to the Republic of Mali

WHEN: 28 – 30 August 2012

WHERE: Bamako and Mopti

UN Humanitarian Chief Valerie Amos is scheduled to travel to the Republic of Mali from 28 to 30 August 2012.

During the trip, she will assess the ongoing humanitarian response and draw attention to the severe food and nutrition crisis affecting 4...

26 Jul 2012
OCHA calls for a paradigm shift to avert a humanitarian disaster in Mali

(Bamako/Dakar/Geneva, 26 July 2012): Concluding a three-day mission in Mali, John Ging, OCHA Director of Operations, called for immediate international attention to the country’s serious humanitarian crisis which is driven by severe food insecurity, malnutrition, large-scale population displacement and widespread insecurity.

"The humanitarian situation is deteriorating rapidly because of the inadequacy of the response. The situation in Mali is desperate, but not...