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Press releases • Jan 24, 2019 00:00 GMT
• Continued attacks by armed groups in northern Mali caused a new wave of 1,000 refugees to flee to Niger this December. Close to 55,000 people had already fled across the border by December 2018. • Refugees and displaced people face lack of water, just one meal per day and loss of livestock. • Action against Hunger is deploying an emergency response to help more than 20,000 people.
Press releases • May 03, 2019 07:00 BST
• Although the Autumn rains were better than those of former years, a lack of resilience to poor previous harvests, coupled with violence in the border areas of Niger-Mali-Burkina Faso, Lake Chad and Mauritania- Senegal, will exacerbate the 2019 hunger season. • One in five people needing humanitarian assistance globally live in the Sahel, yet this area receives only 12% of the world's aid.