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.
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 »
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 »
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 »