By The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Humanitarians closed today a two-day workshop on the Sahel chaired by the UN Assistant Secretary-General and Regional Coordinator for the Sahel, Robert Piper. They discussed anticipated needs of the Sahel and defined strategic objectives for the humanitarian response.
A three-year Sahel Strategy will be developped to support governments and humanitarians in the planning, coordination and implementation of their humanitarian work. This strategy will be launched in February 2014.