UN Relief Chief in West Africa

United Nations humanitarian chief John Holmes is in West Africa to bring attention to the food crisis in the region. Holmes began the first leg of his visit in Senegal, where he is expected to evaluate disaster management, risk reduction and humanitarian coordination in the region. Holmes also urged donors to fund the additional USD133 million humanitarian appeal for Niger.

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    Ma. Rizza Leonzon

    As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.