Mali Braces for HungerAs the country emerges from its political crisis, aid agencies are warning that immediate food aid needs to get to extremely vulnerable communities in the north.
ICRC's food aid distribution.
AlertNet, 19 February 2014
In the Malian village of Gwelekoro, 53-year-old widow Kadia Samake worries that she will have real difficulty feeding her 15-member family when the "lean season" - an annual time… Read more »
Oxfam, 31 January 2014
Ahead of the Sahel Appeal to be launched by the United Nations on the 3rd February 2014 in Rome, 11 humanitarian agencies warn that northern Mali is set to face another serious… Read more »
West Africa: Global Leaders Pledge Billions for Sahel
World Bank, 4 November 2013
Signaling a renewed focus on boosting economic growth and lifting people out of devastating poverty in Africa's hard-hit Sahel region, two international development agencies… Read more »
Unicef, 23 July 2013
The humanitarian community is raising the alarm on the rates of acute malnutrition in Gao, Northern Mali. Mali's Ministry of Health and its partners, including UNICEF, have just… Read more »
Oxfam, 25 April 2013
Northern Mali will descend to emergency levels (1) of food insecurity in less than two months if the security situation and humanitarian access to vulnerable communities do not… Read more »