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Sahel Humanitarian Crisis

Helping Africa's Sahel Region Before Crisis Hits: What You Can Do

Jessica Prois | Posted 08.27.2012 | Impact
Jessica Prois

To call attention to the developing crisis in the Sahel we're asking our readers to road-test a new social-network platform called Thunderclap, which allows people to send one uniform message, either by tweet or via a post to other social networks, like Facebook.

Telling The Sahel Story Beyond The Negative Headlines

Jessica Prois | Posted 08.18.2012 | Impact
Jessica Prois

Typically, the patterned coverage about Africa includes grim statistics about starving children coupled with archetypical images of sullen young faces and swollen bellies. We're not going to focus on painting that dire portrait this time.

Sahel Crisis Blogger Series: Share Your Stories

Huffington Post | Jessica Prois | Posted 06.21.2012 | Impact

A humanitarian crisis looms in Africa's Sahel region, as drought, war, a food shortage and government corruption have the populations of this sub-Saha...