On Saturday April 16, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Ecuador killing hundreds of people, leaving thousands wounded and causing severe damage to infrastructure. Access to safe drinking water and storage, as well as shelter is urgently needed. With your help we can reach the most vulnerable populations with vital assistance.
This report by the Sahel Working Group discusses the chronic food and nutrition crisis across countries in the Sahel.
Urgent action needed by governments to tackle root causes of crisis at next week's UN Committee for World Food Security
Oxfam’s GROW campaign policy adviser Luca Chinotti said:
Forty percent of the world’s hungry people lived in South Asia even before the food price crisis of 2008.