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Insufficient funding and delays in food delivery threaten the lives of hundreds of thousands in the Sahel belt of West Africa. There is little excuse for the lack of adequate funding and delays – the international community had been warned of the magnitude of the unfolding crisis for months.

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Ten leading aid agencies today called for a 'surge' in the humanitarian effort to help 10 million people at risk of acute hunger across the Sahel region of West and Central Africa.

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The lack of rain is forcing herders to travel further to find pasture, in the outskirts of Douziat (North Guéra), Chad. The animals are weak and they are beginning to die. Credit: Cristina Vázquez Moreno/Oxfam

International aid agency Oxfam welcomes the European Commission’s new aid package of 24 million euros for Niger and other countries in the Sahel region of West Africa, which was announced today in Brussels.

Emergency Article
Children and animals draw water from wells.

Scarcity of water is making it almost impossible to grow food in Gao, Mali. The international community must act now to help the people facing a food crisis in West Africa.

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Local Dakaro children both work and play in the field next to Oxfam's office - during the 2005 food security crisis in Niger. Credit: Carlo Heathcote/Oxfam

Almost 10 million people across the Sahel region of West Africa are threatened with a severe food shortage. Oxfam calls for urgent response to warning signs.

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Rebellion, inter-community conflicts, and years of drought have seriously affected the living conditions of communities in Gao. The area is known as being one of the most vulnerable in Mali in terms of food shortages. Credit: Dave Clark/Oxfam

Oxfam international in partnership with local authorities in Bourem District will launch a major operation today to help the population in North-East of Mali affected by drought and late heavy rains.

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Girls in Taboye school working from one of the text books bought by Oxfam and its partner ADESAH. Credit: Crispin Hughes/Oxfam

The goal of education for all Malian children by 2015 is still more a dream than a reality, despite indisputable improvements in the delivery of education in the country. This photo story gives you a glimpse into what schooling is like in Mali today.

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