UPS flies aid to drought-hit Sahel

UNICEF partner UPS provided transport for the first aerial shipment of lifesaving supplies to Mauritania this year as part of the international aid effort to the drought-hit Sahel region of West and Central Africa that is affecting at least one million children. The UPS flight, departing from Cologne, Germany on 22 April contained more than 46 tonnes of critical UNICEF relief supplies including nutrition, health, education, water, sanitation, and hygiene items. ... [+]

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