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A silent crisis

Despite enormous humanitarian needs, Mali’s northern region remains in the periphery of most people’s attention. In spite of devoted efforts by local government, supported by regional and international missions, violence and instability persist in northern Mali and vulnerable community members are badly affected. The conflict together with several years of drought has sparked a silent …

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A lifeline to remote communities

Timbuktu, a city in Mali’s northern region, was once a distinguished centre for Islamic scholarship. In the 13th – 16th centuries, the country enjoyed political stability and was the epicentre of Islamic study with scholars from all over the Muslim world visiting it. Today, Mali is a country in crisis. After a coup and clashes …

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Suzanne Brinkmann: Through highs and lows, she pushes forward

There is enough food in the world to feed all of us–and yet 124 million people went hungry in 2017. Compared to fighting mysterious viruses or incurable diseases, health improvements through proper nutrition can be remarkably quick. Yet children die from malnutrition day after day. Speaking with Suzanne Brinkmann, Senior Nutrition Advisor for International Medical …

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Notes from the Field: Nigeria

As our plane landed in Borno state in northeastern Nigeria, I wondered what lay before us. Since the Boko Haram insurgency began in 2009, the region we were visiting has been wracked by violence, and has seen the highest number of internally displaced people in the country– an estimated 1.7 million. It’s still considered one …

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‘I visited Nigeria to support, provide care to IDPs’

Sienna Miller visited the most dreaded part of the country, Borno State, not only to highlight the plight of the Boko Haram devastated people but also to provide care to them in the various Internally Displaced Persons camps.

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Global Ambassador Sienna Miller visits Nigeria

Actress Sienna Miller, our Global Ambassador since 2009, visited our programs in Nigeria in January and met with survivors of the Boko Haram insurgency at a displacement camp in hard-hit Borno State. The camp is home to people who have fled to escape violence associated with the Boko Haram insurgency. Boko Haram attacks have displaced …

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Thank you for being there in 2017

Together, we saved lives, relieved suffering and provided training that helped communities around the world become more self-reliant. Thank you for the difference YOU made in 2017.
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How a girl named Rose defeated malnutrition in Haiti

Despite international commitment to end hunger once and for all, hundreds of millions of people still lack sufficient access to proper nutrition. The situation is particularly challenging in developing nations, where more than 13 percent of a countries’ total population go hungry. Food insecurity is driven by various causes; conflict, climate change and slow economies …

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