WFP doubts it can feed Niger's hungry as funds dry up

Published on 17 August 2010

The World Food Programme (WFP) will not be able to help all of the 8 million people in Niger going hungry this year unless it receives more money from donors, a spokesman for the U.N. agency said. (..) "With the limited resources, it will be very difficult, even impossible to meet the initial target (of 7.9 million people) unless donors come forward as quickly as possible," the spokesman said.

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