700 children die a day from hunger: DRCongo minister

Published on 07 April 2010

The Democratic Republic of Congo health minister said Tuesday that at least 700 children under the age of five were dying from hunger a day in five of the strife-ravaged country's provinces.(..)The World Food Programme says that every month it helps to feed about a million vulnerable Congolese, including pregnant women and children.

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