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GUINEA: Climbing out of the donor funding gap

Date Published: 
07/29/2010
Summary: 

More than two million Guineans do not have enough to eat, basic health services are a shambles and the country is in a fragile transition from decades of military rule, yet most aid donors do not see Guinea as an "emergency". (..) The needs, he said, centred on livelihoods, health and nutrition. N’zérékoré, where the NGO is based, is in Guinea’s lush Forest Region but has the highest proportion of people facing moderate and severe food insecurity at 52.7 percent, according to a 2010 World Food Programme study.