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18 July 2012 - 12:45pmMillions of people face food insecurity in West Africa’s Sahel region. Successive droughts combined with conflict and displacement have pushed people into crisis in nine countries: Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Gambia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria and Senegal. In Niger, the number of...
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...