Aid Now Critical to Help Malians Rebuild - UN

Access is now stable enough for aid to enter Mali and help hundreds of thousands rebuild their lives after a period of brutal violence and economic collapse, a top United Nations humanitarian official said after a visit to the West African country.

A site of aid distribution.

  • Mali:  Food Aid Is Lifeline for Family Uprooted By Violence

    United Nations World Food Programme, 8 February 2013

    As the fighting escalates in Mali, thousands of people forced from their homes are struggling to survive in other parts of the country. Aissata Walet is one of them. Forced to rent ... read more »

  • Mali:  Impending Planting Season At Risk

    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 15 February 2013

    With Mali's next agricultural season set to begin in May, there is an urgent need to help displaced farmers return to their lands and resume food production when and where the ... read more »

  • Mali:  Northern Mali Faces Food, Currency Shortages

    Inter Press Service, 5 February 2013

    Communities in northern Mali are in need of humanitarian intervention following the recent military intervention in Gao and Timbuktu, leading non-governmental organisations to call ... read more »

  • Mali:  Mali - UN Gears Up to Assist Possible Return of Thousands of Displaced People

    UN News Service, 29 January 2013

    The United Nations refugee agency today announced it is urgently preparing for a possible spontaneous return of thousands of conflict-displaced people in northern Mali, where ... read more »

  • Mali:  Northern Mali - Food and Fuel in Short Supply

    Oxfam International, 4 February 2013

    In areas of northern Mali the price of food and fuel is rocketing as supplies start to dry up after looting following recent military operations, and with traders who have fled the ... read more »

  • Mali:  War and Hunger in Mali

    ThinkAfricaPress, 30 January 2013

    As conflict continues in Mali, the international community will need to support aid agencies to prevent a worsening of the humanitarian situation. read more »

  • Mali:  Families in Northern Mali Fear Running Out of Food Supply

    Oxfam International, 28 January 2013

    Latest estimates indicate that household food stocks in and around Gao will only last few weeks. Most markets and shops are closed, food supplies severely disrupted and stocks ... read more »

  • Mali:  Food Insecurity the Next Crisis for Northern Mali

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 23 January 2013

    Many more northern Malians are likely to face severe food shortages in the coming days and weeks if markets remain blocked by border and road closures, and humanitarian access ... read more »