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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...
25 October 2011 - 3:44pmOn the night of 28 June, a heavy downpour almost swallowed Imbelbellou – a village of 7000 inhabitants in a precarious valley in the Maradi region of southern Niger. Maradi is Niger’s most populous region, and the country’s breadbasket, but is prone to natural disasters and vulnerable to...