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Number Of Children With Severe Acute Malnutrition Reaches 10-Year High In Africa’s Sahel

Al Jazeera: U.N.: Number of hungry children at 10-year high in Africa’s Sahel
“The number of hungry children in West Africa’s Sahel region has reached a 10-year high in 2018 due to a lack of rain, conflict and increasing food prices, a United Nations agency said on Friday…” (11/16).

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Number of hungry children in Africa’s Sahel hits 10-year high — U.N.
“…More than 1.3 million children under the age of five suffered from severe malnutrition this year in the six worst hit countries in the semi-arid belt below the Sahara — a 50 percent increase on 2017, said the U.N. children’s agency UNICEF…” (Bacchi, 11/16).

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