[QODLink]
Africa
Burkina Faso food crisis worsened by influx
Drought-stricken country struggles to cope as more than 60,000 Malians cross border to escape fighting.
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2012 05:45



Fighting between government forces and Tuareg fighters in Mali has forced tens of thousands of people to flee across
the border into Burkina Faso.

But Burkina Faso itself is experiencing a severe drought, and resources to cope with the influx of more than 60,000
Malians are increasingly scarce.

Al Jazeera's Laura Kyle reports from the Mintao refugee camp in northern Burkina Faso.

93

Source:
Al Jazeera
Topics in this article
People
Country
Featured on Al Jazeera
Swathes of the British electorate continue to show discontent with all things European, including immigration.
Astronomers have captured images of primordial galaxies that helped light up the cosmos after the Big Bang.
Critics assail British photographer's portrayal of indigenous people, but he says he's highlighting their plight.
As Western stars re-release 1980s charity hit, many Africans say it's a demeaning relic that can do more harm than good.
Featured
No one convicted after 58 people gunned down in cold blood in 2009 in the country's worst political mass killing.
While hosting the World Internet Conference, China tries Tiananmen activist for leaking 'state secrets' to US website.
Once staunchly anti-immigrant, some observers say the conservative US state could lead the way in documenting migrants.
NGOs say women without formal documentation are being imprisoned after giving birth in Malaysia.
Public stripping and assault of woman and rival protests thereafter highlight Kenya's gender-relations divide.