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Emergency in the Sahel: Two Families' Fight for Survival

 

By Mia Brandt in The Huffington Post

"I've seen traumatized genocide orphans in Rwanda. I have seen sobbing families fleeing their villages in the Balkans. I have traveled to more than 50 countries, many in times of humanitarian emergency, and I've seen more malnourished babies than I can count.

But I was recently in Mauritania, and I have rarely seen anything that has left me as frustrated and saddened as what I saw there. There's a severe drought in the Sahel region of West and Central Africa that is putting more than 1 million children's lives at risk. It's a 'silent emergency' that desperately needs our attention." Read more...

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[The Huffington Post] Emergency in the Sahel: Two Families' Fight for Survival

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