Two weeks after military operations began in northern Mali, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) continues to work in the regions of Mopti, Gao, and Timbuktu. In addition, on the morning of January 24, a small MSF medical team managed to reach Konna, a town located 70 kilometers north of Mopti, in the pivotal area between Mali’s northern and southern sectors, where there has been intense fighting over the past week. Furthermore, nearly 6,000 new Malian refugees were registered in Mauritania, Niger, and Burkina Faso.
For more on this story, visit: After Two Weeks of Fighting, MSF Continues to Work in Nothern Mali | Doctors Without Borders.
ADDIS ABABA, Jan 29, 2013 (AFP) – African leaders and international officials pledged $455.5 million at a donor conference Tuesday for military operations against Islamist militants in Mali and humanitarian aid.
Malian President Dioncounda Traore thanked the “entire international community” as nations offered cash or support at the top-level meeting at the African Union headquarters in Ethiopia’s capital.
For more on this story, visit: International donors pledge $455.5 million for war-torn Mali | ReliefWeb.