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MSF Calls For Urgent Humanitarian Aid Response For 500K People In Northeastern Nigeria’s Borno State

PRI: 50,000 children may die if Nigeria’s food shortage isn’t dealt with — and fast
“With 4.4 million food insecure individuals in northeastern Nigeria, the region is on the brink of famine. Boko Haram, the militant group who has overrun the area, is clearly a major cause of this crisis, which has taken international aid agencies by surprise…” (Lambert, 7/21).

VOA News: MSF Reports Humanitarian Catastrophe in Nigeria’s Borno State
“Doctors Without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières, or MSF) is calling for a major aid response to a humanitarian catastrophe in northeastern Nigeria’s war-torn Borno state, where at least 500,000 people are in urgent need of food, medical care, water, and shelter…” (Cocoli, 7/20).