More Funding Needed for Growing Refugee Problem

The UN is calling for more funding to help the nearly 130,000 people who have been displaced by fighting in northern Mali.



Refugees from Mali live in makeshift shelters near the village of Chinagodrar, Tillabery region, Niger.

  • Mali:   Refugee, IDP Numbers Rise As Fighting Continues

    UNIRIN, 24 February 2012

    Refugee numbers are rising daily in countries bordering Mali as fighting rages between the Malian army and the National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad (MNLA), which is… Read more »

  • Mali:   UN Says 130,000 Have Been Displaced

    UNHCR, 24 February 2012

    This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards at the press briefing, on 24 February 2012, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. Read more »

  • West Africa:   Emerging Food Security Crisis in the Sahel

    State Department, 23 February 2012

    The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the European Union (EU) and U.N. agencies are mounting a humanitarian response to an emerging food security crisis that is… Read more »

  • Mali:   Government Must Stop Bombing Civilians

    AI London, 23 February 2012

    The Malian government must end bomb attacks against the civilian population in the north of the country, Amnesty International said today after a four year old girl was killed amid… Read more »