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[RED DEMOCRATICA] UN official: Funding, aid are crucial next steps in Mali


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UN official: Funding, aid are crucial next steps in Mali

Conditions in northern Mali are better since French troops ousted Islamist fighters, but the populace remains fearful of reprisals after the French leave, says John Ging of the United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. The UN has received just $17 million of a requested $373 million in emergency aid for Mali. The New York Times (tiered subscription model) (2/26), (2/27) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story

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"Before there was a political crisis in Mali there was a region-wide humanitarian crisis [in the Sahel]. In many ways, the humanitarian crisis precipitated the political conflict that has befell Mali. To help raise awareness about this other side the Sahel crisis, musicians David Guetta and Usher just contributed this song to the UN's humanitarian efforts."

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