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"A Catastrophic Year" as Hunger Crisis Looms over Sahel

February 15, 2012


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 […]