Sahel, West Africa Food Crisis Emergency

 
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  • Sahel, West Africa Food Crisis Emergency has received 15 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Sahel, West Africa Food Crisis Emergency has made updates to their project page.
    • 1 year ago
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  • Sahel, West Africa Food Crisis Emergency posted a progress report
    The Sahel Food Crisis
    By - Andrey Taveira Da Silva - Project Leader
    The Sahel Food Crisis Every indicator in 2011 pointed to a looming food security crisis in the Sahel, with poor rain patterns and failing harvests. The crisis in 2012 was driven by chronic poverty, malnutrition, high food prices, drought and low agricultural production, affecting 18.7 million people across the region and...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Sahel, West Africa Food Crisis Emergency posted a progress report
    Improving Responses to Malnutrition in Chad
    By - Andrey Taveira Da Silva - Project Leader
    The Sahel Food Crisis Merlin responded quickly to malnutrition and food crisis in Chad and has managed to set up a successful program. Local authorities have expressed their appreciation of the program and of Merlin, and this will be the basis for our expansion of operations in Chad. We have successfully implemented...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Sahel, West Africa Food Crisis Emergency posted a progress report
    One Year On
    By - Andrey Taveira Da Silva - Project Leader
    The Growing Crisis Merlin faces In 2012, lower than anticipated rainfall, poor local harvests, high food prices and continuing conflict across the Sahel region of West Africa resulted in an escalating food crisis across Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Chad, northern Nigeria and northern Cameroon....
    • 2 years ago
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  • Sahel, West Africa Food Crisis Emergency has received 71 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Sahel, West Africa Food Crisis Emergency posted a progress report
    West Africa Food Crisis Update
    By - Andrey Taveira Da SIlva - Project Leader
    Merlin’s Emergency Response Team in Chad In March 2012, Merlin teams carried out assessments in Chad, to determine health needs and design the most effective response possible.  In response to the crisis Merlin now has a full team in Chad consisting of a Country Director, Country Health Director, Logistician and...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Sahel, West Africa Food Crisis Emergency posted a progress report
    How Merlin set up in Sahel, Chad
    By - Andrea Miles - Director of Development
    We’re set up and delivering health care  Merlin has been working in Chad for nearly three months now. Why did we send out an Emergency Response Team in the first place?  The facts speak for themselves: 3.6 million have no food security, i.e. parents can not be sure that they have enough food to feed...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Sahel, West Africa Food Crisis Emergency posted a progress report
    Our Man in Chad
    By - Andrea Miles - Director of Development
    Thank you for offering your support to our work in Chad.  If you are thinking of supporting again, tomorrow (June 13th) would be a great day to do it.  Those lovely people at Global Giving will give an additional 40% on donations.  So a $20 donation from you, is actually a $28 gift to Merlin. PS.  Please...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Sahel, West Africa Food Crisis Emergency has made updates to their project page.
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  • Sahel, West Africa Food Crisis Emergency posted a progress report
    An Update from Merlin's Team in Chad
    By - Andrea Miles - Director of Development
    Just received from our colleagues in Chad, an update on Merlin's new Stabilization Unit & Feeding Center in Massaguet. The Center has now been set up inside Massaguet Hospital - it is a 32 bed ward, with lots of space around the beds so that feeding and medicine trollies can be pushed around the ward with ease, local...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Sahel, West Africa Food Crisis Emergency posted a progress report
    Merlin Respond to the Sahel Region's Food Crisis
    By - Andrea Miles - Director of Development
    The Merlin Emergency Response Team sent to Chad to feed and care for vulnerable families living in remote communities, are now fully set up and are caring for over 250,000 people. In the Sahel region of central Africa more than 15 million people are facing food shortages and over one million children are at risk of...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Sahel, West Africa Food Crisis Emergency has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 3 years ago
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Organization

Merlin USA

Washington, DC, United States
http://www.merlinusa.org

Project Leader

Andrea Miles

Washington, DC United States

Where is this project located?

Chad   Hunger
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