GENEVA (February 21, 2019)
Sahel Hunger Crisis
In 2012, a catastrophic combination of events put 18.7 million people at risk of hunger and malnutrition in the Sahel region of West Africa. Today, more than 11 million people are still at risk and desperately need help.
Climate Change Plays Major Role in Top 10 Underreported Humanitarian Crises of 2018, New CARE Report Shows
GENEVA (February 21, 2019) - Today the international aid organization, CARE, launched a new report highlighting the ten most underreported humanitarian crises of 2018.
The United Nations says it threatens to be the worst humanitarian crisis since 1945 but chances are you haven’t heard much about it. About 20 million people are at risk of starvation across four countries, mostly in Africa.
Food insecurity and displacement place heavy burden on poor communities
Bamako, Mali - Ahead of the Sahel Appeal to be launched by the United Nations on the February 3, 2014 in Rome, 11 humanitarian agencies warn that northern Mali is set to face another serious food crisis unless funds are rapidly mobilized.
"The world needs to accept that many parts of Niger and the Sahel are now in a state of chronic crisis," explained Barbara Jackson, Humanitarian Director, CARE International, in 2012.
Governments and other stakeholders are meeting in Bonn, Germany, from June 1-12, 2009 to decide what issues to include in the world's next climate change agreement which may be settled as early as December in Copenhagen.
"My daughter returns from far away, a true miracle," repeats Adama Issaka without ceasing. She caresses and holds her daughter Firdaoussou tightly. They look each other in the eyes for a long time then both break out in laughter.