Sign up today to join our online community, receive email alerts, and make a difference!
Cancel

Hunger crisis in Chad just weeks away, warns aid agency

Date Published: 
01/25/2012
Summary: 

Aid groups have warned that hunger threatens between 5 and 9 million people in countries in Africa's Sahel region just below the Sahara including Chad, Niger, Mauritania, Burkina Faso and Mali. (..) Even in an average year 450,000 children in Chad need treatment for acute malnutrition, but the number will increase dramatically this year.