Acute malnourishment threatens Niger's children
"An estimated 3.3 million people in Niger are facing severe food shortages as a result of poor rains and harvests in 2009. They are among 4.6 million individuals across West Africa's Eastern Sahel region – one of the poorest regions in the world – facing imminent starvation. Action Against Hunger is one of DFID's humanitarian partners that is part of the efforts to ensure humanitarian aid reaches Niger as quickly as possible."
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