Drought, food a worry in Niger, WFP says

Published on 13 August 2010

Nearly 4 million people in Niger affected by drought will receive protective rations while they wait for the October harvest, the World Food Program said.(..)"People in Niger have suffered intensely from this protracted drought," said WFP Regional Director Thomas Yanga in a statement. "It is critical to provide for the needs of these malnourished children."

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