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UN emergency feeding agency calls for more international support for West Africa

As West Africa struggles with challenges posed by drought, locusts and civil unrest, United Nations relief officials called on the international community for more and consistent support for the region.

UN agency urges increased aid for West Africa to safeguard fragile peace process

Warning that the absence of headline-grabbing battles now risked pushing three West African countries under the humanitarian radar and undermining nascent peace efforts, the United Nations emergency feeding agency has called on the world community to bolster support for one million people struggling to emerge from the devastation of war.