U.N. seeks $2 billion to tackle hunger in the Sahel

By Misha Hussain | Mon, 3 Feb 2014 12:22 PM
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The United Nations appealed on Monday for $2 billion to feed and care for a record 20 million people across Africa's Sahel belt, urging donors to tackle a deteriorating humanitarian situation in a region where food insecurity has almost doubled in a year.

Conflict in Mali, Nigeria, Sudan and Central African Republic has disrupted markets and aggravated food shortages across the Sahel which suffers regular ...

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