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Nearly 6M People In West Africa’s Sahel Region Food Insecure, U.N. Official Warns

Associated Press: U.N. says 6 million struggling to get food in Africa’s Sahel
“The U.N. humanitarian chief warned Tuesday that nearly six million people are struggling to get food in West Africa’s Sahel region and severe malnutrition is threatening the lives of 1.6 million children. Mark Lowcock said in a statement that these levels haven’t been seen since a crisis in 2012 ‘and the most critical months are still ahead’…” (Lederer, 6/12).

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