The Sahel region of Africa is in crisis. Erratic rains and an attack of pests and locusts have created a drought and food crisis, destroying entire harvests and leaving families with nothing to eat through this year’s hungry season. Nearly 13 million people are facing hunger or starvation in the region, where the worst-affected countries are Niger, Chad and Mali.
United Nations childrens’ agency warns 1.5 million children risk severe malnutrition if famine warnings are ignored. In the Sahel, rainfall is ...Continue Reading →