Mauritania’s parched earth

June 8, 2012

"I traveled to Mauritania with...Non-Governmental Organization Accion contra el Hambre [Action Against Hunger], which has been warning about the food crisis since the beginning of the year after poor rainfall in 2011. According to their estimates, a full third of the country’s population, amounting to around a million people, are at risk of suffering from malnutrition if rain doesn’t fall by July..."

Article continues with details of Susana Vera's trip to Mauritania. Her photos are also available at the link below: