WHD 2013

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Why NOW is the moment to give additional funds to the Sahel

Families in Africa's Sahel region are still trying to bounce back from the 2012 drought and food crisis. However the region remains in crisis, with with more than 11 million people in needing help and the humanitarian response severely underfunded.

Director General of the European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO), Claus Sørensen, and Humanitarian Coordinator for the Sahel, Robert Piper, explain why NOW is the moment to give additional humanitarian funds to the Sahel region.


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