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.
Bamako. A brand new track recorded for Mali Music Unplugged -- a special performance from the Sahel with Afel Bocoum and Damon Albarn.
18 million people urgently need food and water in West Africa's drought-struck Sahel region including Mali.Together we are demanding world leaders act now to provide food and water for the hard months ahead and invest in long-term solutions to ensure this never happens again. Add your voice here: www.sahel2012.org.
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