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MALI: Struggling to deliver aid to rebel-held north

MALI: Struggling to deliver aid to rebel-held north

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 24, 2012 0

BAMAKO 24 September 2012 (IRIN) - Sparse rainfall in 2011 triggered food alerts for Mali which went out well before the start of the rebellion in the north in January, and the coup

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WEST AFRICA: After the drought, floods – and harvest worries

WEST AFRICA: After the drought, floods – and harvest worries

dan.rafter@hrc.org September 14, 2012 0

DAKAR 14 September 2012 (IRIN) - An active monsoon and above normal temperatures triggered heavy downpours and flash floods during this year’s rainy season across West Africa and the Sahel, killing hundreds of

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PAKISTAN: Taliban block polio efforts

PAKISTAN: Taliban block polio efforts

dan.rafter@hrc.org July 18, 2012 0

PESHAWAR 18 July 2012 (IRIN) - Efforts to combat polio in Pakistan have received a sudden setback just as the fight against the disease had seemed to be going well, with the Global

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