Tagged: Sahel

Press Release
Harne Waddaye, aged 60, Louga village, Chad. Photo: Oxfam

In a new report, 'Learning the Lessons', international agency Oxfam says that the aid community needs to fundamentally change the way it deals with food crises in the region and help communities to better prepare for recurring emergencies.

Emergency Article
Rum Alabe, musician. Photo: Charlotte Wales/Oxfam

Oxfam received the support from a group of African activists, singers, writers and performers to raise awareness around the continuing food crisis that is now affecting the Sahel region. We hope to raise an additional $20 million in order to reach 1.8 million people.

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These photos, taken in Burkina Faso in June 2012, show the alarming situation in the Sahel region: More than 18 million people are in urgent
need of humanitarian aid. Oxfam hopes to reach 1.8 million people with aid.

Press Release
Baaba Maal avec Oxfam en Mauritanie. Photo : Pablo Tosco/Oxfam

Senegalese singer Baaba Maal today launched a personal appeal to raise $5,000 for communities facing a food crisis in the Sahel region of West and Central Africa.

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In the Sahel region, 18 million people can't get enough to eat. Let's stand together to repair the broken food system - fix the cracks to keep the house standing.

Campaign article

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.

Campaign article

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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