UN and partners call for US$ 2 billion for emergency needs in the Sahel

By Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) United Nations agencies and partners today launched the Sahel humanitarian appeal for 2016. The regional plan calls for US$1.98 billion to provide vital assistance to millions of people affected by crises in nine countries across Africa’s Sahel region. “In the Sahel, the combined effects of climate change, […]