Tagged: West Africa food crisis

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Flooded houses in Lamorde, Niamey, Niger. Credit: Valérie Batselaere/Oxfam

Oxfam warned that devastating floods in Niger are affecting more than 500,000 people, most of whose basic needs are not being met.

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Bonnie Wright chats with Aissatou and 2 of his sons. Photo: Harry Borden/Oxfam

Bonnie Wright, known for playing Ginny Weasley in the Harry Potter movies, recently visited Senegal with us in July to see firsthand how the food crisis in the Sahel region of West Africa is affecting vulnerable communities, and to learn about what Oxfam’s doing to support them.

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Bonnie Wright Oxfam Ambassador visited Senegal in July 2012 to shed light on the food crisis affecting the Sahel region of West Africa. She looks at how Oxfam and you can help make a difference. www.sahel2012.org

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Malian musician Afel Bocoum who worked with Damon Albarn on Mali Music Unplugged describes the food crisis affecting his country and the wider Sahel region of West Africa.

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More than 18 million people in Sahel are facing a food crisis following erratic rains that have caused poor food harvests and water shortages. You can help by signing the #Sahel2012 petition to get world leaders to act.

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More than 18 million people in Sahel are facing a food crisis following erratic rains that have caused poor food harvests and water shortages.

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In the Sahel region of West Africa, families are facing a grim reality. A food crisis is now threatening more than 18 miillion people. Without help they won't get enough to eat.

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