The drought in Niger has threatened the lives of 5 million people

January 19.
Prime Minister of the West African republic of Rafina Brigitte said that "34.9% of families in Niger, or more than 5.4 million people suffer from malnutrition, of whom 1.3 million — in the acute form. An urgent need to take action, "the ITAR-TASS news agency.

Niger is missing 519 tons of grain to feed the 15-million population. Affected by low yields, predefined drought.

Shared the concern of the authorities of Niger are in the country to visit the European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, Kristalina Georgieva, said that 1.7 million children Niger are at risk.

Source: A Look


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