Up To Half Million People Malnourished In Nigeria’s Borno State, MSF Warns
NPR: They’re Caught In A Crisis That Isn’t Hitting The Headlines
“…Malnutrition is at a catastrophic level in northeastern Nigeria, … says Doctors Without Borders. According to the medical aid group, the number of malnourished people could be as high as half a million. Children are starving — and dying. Thousands of these displaced people live in precarious conditions at an informal settlement called Muna outside Maiduguri, the capital of troubled Borno State and birthplace of Boko Haram…” (Quist-Arcton, 8/29).
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