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Insecurity, Violence Contributing To Hunger, Malnutrition In Northern Mali, U.N. Says

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Hunger crisis hits northern Mali amid insecurity, violence — U.N.
“Violence against aid groups and general insecurity have plunged the Timbuktu region in northern Mali into a hunger crisis, with tens of thousands of children at increasing risk of dying from malnutrition, according to the United Nations. Around one in six people in the region are suffering from acute malnutrition, the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) said…” (Guilbert, 10/13).

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