Mali: More aid needed for the north

Published on 14 July 2010

Aid agencies are struggling to meet the food and water needs of people and their livestock in drought-hit Mali, with potentially "catastrophic gaps" in the humanitarian response, according to Oxfam’s country head, Gilles Marion. (..) The World Food Programme, Food and Agriculture Organization, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and Oxfam, are some of the main actors responding to the crisis in Gao and Kidal.

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