WFP warns 150,000 people 'almost starving' in Mauritania

Published on 25 March 2010

About 150,000 people are suffering from severe hunger in Mauritania, and the number could rise in as the country faces critical food shortages in the coming months, a top aid official has warned. (..) WFP estimates the number of hungry people could rise to 250,000, with food shortages expanding from the south of the country to the north.


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