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In militarised Mali, humanitarian responders say aid is an afterthought

The New Humanitarian
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BANKASS and BAMAKO/Mali, 11 March 2019

Issa Sikiti da Silva & Philip Kleinfeld

In the dust-caked town of Bankass in central Mali, Amadou Guindo waits to register for aid.
Two weeks before, an armed group burned down the 41-year-old farmer’s village, destroying his granaries. The sack of rice and cooking oil he received, courtesy of the World Food Programme, will have to last and feed his entire family of nine.

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