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"A Catastrophic Year" as Hunger Crisis Looms over Sahel

February 15, 2012

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By Kristin Palitza NOUAKCHOTT , Feb 15, 2012 (IPS) – Seven out of the eight governments in the Sahel – the arid zone between the Sahara desert in North Africa and Sudan’s Savannas in the south – have taken the unprecedented step of declaring emergencies as 12 million people in the region are threatened by […]

Women need greater say in dealing with drought – officials

August 8, 2011

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08 Aug 2011 17:06Source: alertnet // Vivian Leung Internally displaced women wait to receive relief food from a distribution point in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on August 8, 2011. REUTERS/Ismail Taxta By Vivian Leung LONDON (AlertNet) – A lack of women in policymaking is worsening the impact of the Horn of Africa drought, U.N. and aid […]

Women need greater say in dealing with drought – officials

August 8, 2011

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08 Aug 2011 17:06Source: alertnet // Vivian Leung Internally displaced women wait to receive relief food from a distribution point in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on August 8, 2011. REUTERS/Ismail Taxta By Vivian Leung LONDON (AlertNet) – A lack of women in policymaking is worsening the impact of the Horn of Africa drought, U.N. and aid […]