UN Appeals for U.S. $1.7 in Sahel Aid
With millions of Sahelians estimated to be short of food this year, humanitarian agencies have revised their appeal upwards to U.S.$1.7 billion in order to help combat hunger, malnutrition and impoverishment in the region.
Food crisis in the Sahel.
West Africa: Sahel & Mali - New Complexities
Centre for Strategies and Security for the Sahel Sahara, 17 June 2013
To contain and to eventually reduce the terrorists' threat, governments must always be at least one step ahead. This however is far from being the case in the Sahel where, to this... read more »
West Africa: Call for U.S. to Back 'Sahel Freedom Fund'
allAfrica.com, 27 June 2013
The Sahel region of Africa, a wide expanse that spreads from Mauritania on the west coast to Somalia on the east - gets very little attention, except when the threat of Islamic... read more »
The Point, 27 June 2013
Robert Piper, the humanitarian coordinator for the Sahel region, has disclosed that $1.7 billion has been projected for 2013 humanitarian aid for the Sahel region.read more »
United Nations, 26 June 2013
The senior United Nations official in the Sahel today unveiled an integrated strategy for combating extremists and terrorists in the region and beyond, as well as arms... read more »
West Africa: Some Aid Programs in Sahel Prefer Cash to Food
Voice of America, 18 June 2013
DIOURBEL, SENEGAL -- Humanitarian agencies in Africa's Sahel region are struggling to deal with a cycle of chronic food crisis. Some are moving away from traditional food aid in... read more »
West Africa: Linking Early Warning to Early Action in the Sahel
UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 18 June 2013
While aid agencies agree that early warning systems offer the chance to mitigate humanitarian crises, difficulty in funding pre-emptive measures and government sensitivities in... read more »