Niger Food Crisis 2005 - Famine
Niger - August 2005
Women with their undernourished children, in the village of Tahoua, gather and wait for medical attention from MSF and to receive food distributed by WFP at the distribution centers throughout Niger’s hardest hit areas. Waiting beneficiaries will receive high energy biscuits (HEB), yellow split peas, rice and a highly nutritious corn soya blend (CSB), the target population consists of young children, pregnant women and nursing mothers.
Photo: WFP/Martin Specht