Why Nigeria, Others Must Act Now To Save People Of The Lake Chad Basin

A holistic approach is needed to address both the current main drivers of hunger, which include limited food production, high food prices and displacements, as well as the structural causes of vulnerability in the area, including demographic growth and competition over scarce natural resources.

Somalia Declares Famine National Disaster

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has declared a state of disaster as the Horn of Africa nation struggles with a severe drought and food crisis.
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Famine Threatens 1.4 Million Children In Nigeria, 3 Other Countries

The United Nations Children Fund, UNICEF, has said that almost 1.4 million children are at risk of death from severe acute malnutrition this year in Nigeria and three other countries.

Thousands Face Starvation In South Sudan As Govt Declares Famine

The South Sudan government and the United Nations say about 100,000 people are facing starvation, with a million more on the brink of famine.
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