unicef:

Sahel food crisis looms (part 3 of 5)

Chad, February 2012: Food shortages in Africa’s Sahel belt are threatening 1 million under-five children – including more than 100,000 in Chad – with severe malnutrition. Conflict is exacerbating these risks. UNICEF is requesting US$65.7 million to support initial life-saving responses. A health worker evaluates a child for signs of malnutrition, in a camp for people displaced by conflict, in Sila Region. Photograph made in March 2011.

© UNICEF/Patricia Esteve

More info: http://www.unicef.org


 

unicef:

Sahel food crisis looms (part 4 of 5)

Chad, 2011: One critical response is ready-to-eat therapeutic food – a high-protein, high-energy paste filled with essential nutrients. A malnourished boy eats UNICEF-provided therapeutic food at a nutrition centre in Mao. Food shortages in Africa’s Sahel Region are threatening 1 million under-five children – including more than 100,000 in Chad – with severe malnutrition. UNICEF is requesting US$65.7 million to support initial life-saving responses.

© UNICEF/Patricia Esteve

More info: http://www.unicef.org

unicef:

Sahel food crisis looms (part 2 of 5)

Chad, 2011: Food insecurity and rising prices, poverty, desertification and climate change all play a part in this silent emergency. In Kanem Region, rates of acute malnutrition exceed the emergency threshold. Food shortages in Africa’s Sahel Region are threatening 1 million under-five children – including more than 100,000 in Chad – with severe malnutrition. UNICEF is requesting US$65.7 million to support initial life-saving responses.

© UNICEF/Patricia Esteve

More info: http://www.unicef.org/

Posted 2 years ago

unicef:

Sounding the alarm for the children of the Sahel

Right now in the Sahel, the lives of one million children hang in the balance.

Crops have failed in eight drought-hit countries, leaving families with almost nothing to eat and at risk from malnutrition.

The people of the Sahel are resilient, but they have a limit, and it has been reached. Your support could make the difference.

Watch the video. Share it with friends. Sound the alarm. http://www.unicef.org

Posted 2 years ago

unicef:

Starvation threatens African region

Regional instability and massive droughts in Western and Central Africa are putting one million children in risk of starvation. Anthony Lake of UNICEF talks about the nutrition centers the organization is placing in the Sahel region to help stop the problem.

Learn more by visiting: http://www.unicef.org/infobycountry/sahel_62137.html

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