A desperate and largely unknown humanitarian crisis is deteriorating in the Lake Chad Basin region of West Africa, forcing millions of people to flee their homes and leaving millions more in need of humanitarian assistance. Oxfam is providing life-saving support but help is urgently needed to prevent the crisis turning into a catastrophe.
Martha Wainwright and Jim Kerr record an original version of the iconic Simple Minds song 'Promised You a Miracle' to draw attention to the hundreds of thousands of women still dying from avoidable complications in childbirth and pregnancy.
World leaders can save the lives of an additional two and a half million mothers before 2015; the only question is whether they have the political will.
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