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Tag: west africa food crisis

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London Olympics legacy - an end to global hunger?

This week, because of your support, we made an important step. We helped get hunger and the broken food system high on the world's agenda. ...

Downing Street: End hunger

Today activists and campaigners from eight aid agencies, including Oxfam, visited Downing Street to urge world leaders to act to end hunger and malnutrition. Oxfam, Save the Children, Avaaz...

Olympics facts, fair food and flying fish: The latest blogs in brief

Did you know Trailwalker and Trailtrekker participants together walked a whopping 157,200 miles this year - nearly 20 times the distance the Olympic torch travelled before it reached the Olympic...

Jupiter, Musician, Democratic Republic of Congo, supporting the Sahel2012 campaign

An open letter from supporters of #Sahel2012

Visit www.sahel2012.org to find out more about the crisis in West Africa ...

The fabulous Craftivist Collective supports the Grow campaign

Who thought tomato jam could be world changing? Find out the inspiration behind the Craftivist Collective summer jam project. Watch an instruction video and check out the video of the launch...

Manchester meets for Sahel crisis

"I don't think we in Britain talk enough about the food crisis facing Chad and the rest of the Sahel region, but it's very important we understand the stakes are high..." -...

A woman in Mauritanian Sahel shows how drought has damaged her crops

The world's leaders need to pay their fair share - tell them to act now for Sahel

"How many people have to suffer how many times before we break the cycle of hunger? We cannot prevent drought - but we can prevent food crises." - David Macdonald, Deputy Director of Oxfam...

Harry Potter star to see food crisis firsthand with Oxfam

This week Oxfam is taking English actress, screen writer and director Bonnie Wright out to Senegal to meet victims of the current food crisis in the Sahel region of West Africa.  ...

Dadaab: One year after the famine

The last time I came to Dadaab was in July 2011. Famine had just been declared in Somalia and refugees were pouring into the camp at a rate of 1,500 people per day. People had walked for upwards...

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