News Archive 2012

HOPE for the victims of the Sahel Crisis

ADC awards 250,000 EURO for emergency relief for Turaeg refugees and support of the local pastoralists in northern Burkina Faso. 

Humanitarian assistance for natural disasters and conflict victims in Pakistan

ECHO awards 800,000 Euro for providing humanitarian relief to vulnerable people affected by flood and conflict in Sindh and KPK.

Fight against poverty: Increase of cereal production in vulnerable rural households

The overall objective of this project was to contribute to the reduction of food insecurity in rural areas of Burkina Faso, specifically by increasing the cereal production in rural households in Komki-Ipala.

Joint medical support for refugees in Burkina Faso

Woman cooking in Camp Mentao
LandsAid and HOPE'87 work together to make basic medical help and medicine available in the remote areas of Soum, northern Burkina Faso. 
The situation in the Sahel region remains alarming; warnings by international organisations persist that there is little time left to prevent a disaster 15 million people are facing.

Humanitarian Relief "SAHEL 2012"

The Sahel Region of Burkina Faso is going through two major crises since the beginning of the year 2012. The first one is the food crisis that had been predicted since the end of the past rainy season with its very low precipitation.

SAHEL - Burkina Faso declares crisis

The Sahel region is facing a severe food and nutrition crisis with an estimated 15 million people at risk of food insecurity and more than 1 million children at risk of acute severe malnutrition. Among other countries Burkina Faso has called for national and international solidarity.