#Sahel

  • Article: Over 1.5 Million Children in Niger Are in Need of Humanitarian Assistance

    Over 1.5 Million Children in Niger Are in Need of Humanitarian Assistance

    By Brandon Wiggins|Feb. 21, 2020

    UNICEF says that it will need $59.4 million to provide humanitarian assistance to children in 2020. Read more

  • Article: Hunger in Central Sahel Rising at Alarming Rate as Conflict Intensifies

    Hunger in Central Sahel Rising at Alarming Rate as Conflict Intensifies

    From Voice of America|Feb. 3, 2020

    Nearly 5 million people are expected to be pushed into hunger by June, according to the UN. Read more

  • Article: Children Suffer as Violence Surges in Sahel: UNICEF

    Children Suffer as Violence Surges in Sahel: UNICEF

    From Voice of America|Jan. 30, 2020

    Abductions, recruitment as child soldiers, sexual assault, and other forms of abuse are common. Read more

  • Article: A Wall That That Unifies Not Divides: The Great Green Wall
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    A Wall That That Unifies Not Divides: The Great Green Wall

    By Erica SanchezJoe McCarthy  and  Pia Gralki|Sept. 11, 2019

    While other walls divide people, this initiative is bringing people together. Read more

  • Article: Nearly Half a Million Children Aren't in School in Africa's Sahel Region

    Nearly Half a Million Children Aren't in School in Africa's Sahel Region

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Feb. 28, 2019

    Almost 2,000 schools have been closed in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger. Read more

  • Article: 5 Devastating Famines Foreign Aid Could Have Prevented

    5 Devastating Famines Foreign Aid Could Have Prevented

    By Madison Feser|Aug. 17, 2017

    And how foreign aid could have prevented them. Read more

  • Article: African nations will build a Great Wall of trees across the continent!

    African nations will build a Great Wall of trees across the continent!

    By Katherine Curtiss |May 9, 2016

    The Great Green Wall Initiative will save Africa’s Sahel and Saharan regions. Read more