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75K Children In Nigeria At Risk Of Death In ‘A Few Months’ As Food Security Situation Worsens, U.N. Official Says

Agence France-Presse: U.N. says 75,000 children in Nigeria risk dying in ‘months’
“The United Nations warned Tuesday that 75,000 Nigerian children risk dying in ‘a few months’ as hunger grips the country’s ravaged northeast in the wake of the Boko Haram insurgency. … U.N. humanitarian coordinator Peter Lundberg said the crisis was unfolding at ‘high speed.’ ‘Currently our assessment is that 14 million people are identified as in need of humanitarian assistance’ by 2017, Lundberg told reporters in the Nigerian capital Abuja…” (Awoniyi, 11/15).

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