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Tag : Sahel

We are pleased to present all posts tagged "Sahel"

Ahmed's story: overcoming food shortage in Mauritania

Posted by: Guest Author October 6, 2015

In Mauritania, one year old Ahmed is overcoming great obstacles to survival because of a terrible food shortage. Read how his mother's love and UNICEF's support are giving him a chance to grow up healthy and strong. Read more »

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Fortifying Communities Through Collective Gardening

Posted by: Emily McNally November 16, 2012

A UNICEF-sponsored community gardening project in Burkina Faso is helping women cultivate food security for their families and nurture hope for their communities. Read more »

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No Child Too Far: Interview with Chris Tidey

Posted by: UNICEF Canada October 24, 2012

Chris Tidey is a UNICEF Communications Specialist. He travels to emergencies to help get the word out about what’s needed most to save children’s lives. Read more »

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You Have Made a World of Difference

Posted by: Emily McNally October 3, 2012

Thanks to generous donors like you, we have raised more than $1 million for children in desperate need in the Sahel. Read more »

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David’s Field Blog: Mentao Camp

Posted by: David Morley September 12, 2012

David Morley, President and CEO of UNICEF Canada, is currently touring the Sahel region of West Africa with CIDA and Julian Fantino, Canadian Minister of International Cooperation. Most recently, he visited the Mentao Camp in Burkina Faso, where refugees have fled following violence in Mali. Read more »

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David’s Field Blog: Green Hunger

Posted by: David Morley September 11, 2012

Green fields don’t necessarily mean full bellies. Chronic malnutrition is still rampant in Burkina Faso – but it’s not too late to turn the tide. Read more »

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David's Field Blog: Tackling Malnutrition in Burkina Faso

Posted by: David Morley September 10, 2012

I like Burkina Faso. I like the people I’ve worked with here over the years – committed to improving the lot of children in this small land-locked country in West Africa. But things are hard here. . . Read more »

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Use the Match, Bridge the Gap

Posted by: Emily McNally August 14, 2012

Thousands of malnourished children are still out of reach. Help us bridge the gap. All donations will be matched, dollar for dollar, by the Government of Canada. Read more »

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Emergency in the Sahel: Two Families' Fight for Survival

Posted by: Emily McNally June 28, 2012

During a recent visit to the Sahel, Mia Brandt, the U.S. Fund for UNICEF's Communications Director, was deeply troubled by the situation in Mauritania, a country currently weathering two simultaneous humanitarian crises. Read more »

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World Refugee Day

Posted by: Emily McNally June 20, 2012

Today, we commend the tremendous strength and resilience of refugees around the world, with a special look at Malian refugees living in Mauritania. Read more »

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