VOICES FROM THE FIELDTHE IRC BLOG
Inside the Sahel drought emergency
April 16, 2012 by Sophia Jones-Mwangi
|The IRC’s mobile health clinics support communities in northern Bahr el Ghazal that have been devastated by drought. Photo: Henrik Boejen/IRC-UK|
The International Rescue Committee is scaling up health and nutrition programs in Chad and dispatching emergency experts to Mali as millions of people in these countries and across the drought-ravaged Sahel region face a growing humanitarian disaster. IRC media and information manager Sophia Jones-Mwangi is in Chad's western region of Bahr el Gazal, posting updates on our response there.