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12 January 2021

New WFP Video Shows People Resorting to Desperate Measures as Drought Doubles Hunger in Madagascar (For the Media)

Three consecutive years of drought coupled with a sharp recession triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic will leave a third of the population in Southern Madagascar struggling to put food on the table. With severe malnutrition rates continuing to spiral and many children forced to beg in order to help their families eat, urgent action is required to prevent a humanitarian crisis.

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