Red Cross buys starving cattle to feed Malians

Published on 22 June 2010

In single file, hundreds of residents of Toya wait patiently for meat distributed by the Red Cross who bought up thousands of starving animals to feed Mali's drought-stricken population. (..) In late June, the World Food Programme (WFP) warned that "erratic rains during the last two planting seasons had reduced harvests in north-eastern Mali."

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