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U.N. Appeals For $2B In Humanitarian Aid For Africa’s Sahel As Climate, Conflict Worsen Hunger Crisis

Thomson Reuters Foundation: U.N. seeks $2 billion aid for Sahel as conflict worsens
“The United Nations appealed on Thursday for $2 billion (1.3 billion pounds) to help more than 20 million people across Africa’s Sahel belt, where increasingly erratic weather and escalating violence have worsened widespread hunger and malnutrition…” (Guilbert, 2/12).

U.N. News Centre: U.N., partners seek $2 billion to help millions of people across Africa’s Sahel region
“…The Sahel humanitarian appeal for 2015, launched [Thursday] in New York and totaling $1.96 billion, is part of a regional multi-year strategy to respond better to the chronic challenges in the region by emphasizing early intervention and forging closer partnerships with governments and development actors…” (2/12).

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