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1 September 2012 - 1:25pmA month of heavy rains in Niger has caused the Niger River to overflow and flood areas in the west of the country, including the capital, Niamey. Entire communities have been forced to move to higher ground and thousands of families who have lost their homes have sought shelter in schools. So far, 52...
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...