Good rainfall and better harvests have provided some relief, but challenges still remain as families work hard to recover.
The women and men I met in Senegal... know for a fact that when it comes to weather, they live in a different world than the last generation.
We noticed a powerful force at work in this emergency: the bond between mothers and children.
“In a food crisis, clean water, soap, and chlorine are almost as important as rice and millet.” --Oummou Doucoure
As long as there is plenty of food in the market, we prefer to give out cash.
Rather than distribute food to the hungry in Senegal, Oxfam partners are providing something even more valuable in an emergency: cash.