Mauritania: Famine Fears On Rise Over Drought

Published on 19 October 2011

The Mauritanian Consumer Protection Association raised alarm bells earlier this month when it warned that Mauritania was at risk for famine due to a shortage of rainfall. (..) Analyst Abdul Moemen said that the World Food Programme estimated the number of Mauritanians threatened by famine at 900,000 people, with the number likely to rise.

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