Niger: Agencies call for $190 million to stem crisis

Published on 09 April 2010

Aid agencies are asking donors for US$133 million to help the government feed millions of people at risk of going hungry, adding to $57 million already received or committed.(..)UNICEF and WFP plan in the coming weeks to do blanket food distributions for 25,000 children between six and 23 months to help prevention malnutrition. WFP will also distribute basic foods to 1.5 million people in affected areas.

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