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6 February 2013 - 1:28pmIn 2012, aid organizations warned that about 18 million people were affected by the food and nutrition crisis across West Africa’s Sahel region. Drought, poor food production and chronic poverty left many families dependent on aid to cope with the crisis in nine countries: Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali,...
18 July 2012 - 12:45pmMillions of people face food insecurity in West Africa’s Sahel region. Successive droughts combined with conflict and displacement have pushed people into crisis in nine countries: Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Gambia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria and Senegal. In Niger, the number of...