The Sahel region of Africa ~ drought and conflict

Raising awareness…..
‘For the third time in a decade, drought in the Sahel region of Africa is threatening millions of people with hunger. Meanwhile, conflict in Mali has forced at least 300,000 people to flee their homes, adding to the hunger crisis both in Mali and neighboring countries. The UN World Food Program (WFP) and its partners have launched a regional response to bring food assistance to more than 9 million people in eight countries. Read more about the Sahel crisis here: http://www.wfp.org/stories/sahel-crisis-by-country

Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars and their record label Cumbancha will be donating the revenue generated by the advertising placed on this video and the sale of the “Big Fat Dog” video on iTunes to World Food Program USA.’
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This post is a re-post to raise awareness from Cumbancha cumbancha.com for more info on how to help.

If you are on twitter please tweet ! Thanks!

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