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Oxfam warns of West Africa drought 'catastrophe'

Oxfam is warning of a humanitarian catastrophe in the Sahel region of West Africa.

The aid agency says the danger of drought is putting more than a million children at risk.

The agency has launched a £23m ($36m) emergency appeal to help reach more than a million of the most vulnerable.

Mike Wooldridge reports

  • 09 Mar 2012
  • From the section Africa