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Refugees flee Mali as conflict worsens

"Military action has disrupted the work of some NGOs in the north. Action Against Hunger said it has suspended its programmes in Gao temporarily, and warned that clashes are hampering humanitarian aid to vulnerable communities. 'This new phase of the conflict is adding to the fragility of the population,' said Vincent Stehli, director of operations for Action Against Hunger. 'We fear the worst is yet to come in the spring – the period between harvests, when food reserves will be exhausted.

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Action Against Hunger is internationally recognized as a leader in the fight against global malnutrition. Action Against Hunger works to save the lives of malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger. With over 30 years of expertise in emergency situations of conflict, natural disaster, and chronic food insecurity, Action Against Hunger runs life-saving programs in some 40 countries benefiting 5 million people each year.

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