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16 February 2012 - 7:47pmIn the cool, early hours, before the unrelenting sun rises over the Sahara, humanitarian workers leave Niger’s capital, Niamey, and set off for an assessment mission to the border village of Sinegodar, which is close to the Mali-Niger border. The village is a four-hour drive on a bumpy, desert road...
15 February 2012 - 5:09pmHeads of UN agencies, representatives from affected governments and major donors today called for an urgent scale up of humanitarian aid to help millions of people affected by hunger and malnutrition in the Sahel region of West Africa. In a joint statement issued at an emergency meeting at the World Food...