FAQs: West Africa Sahel drought and hunger crisis
Millions of children will live in a state of permanent food crisis every year because communities lack the ability to access, grow and store food. This is according to the report "Ending the Everyday Emergency" commissioned by World Vision and Save the Children.
So what has gone wrong, what are the factors that led to this chronic food crisis in the Sahel, and what are we doing to help communities build their resilience and meet their food requirements in the long-term?
Here’s a quick guide on the crisis and how World Vision is responding.
Additionally, here’s a infographic of the difference between drought, crisis and famine.