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Flooding compounds Niger’s suffering

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Hundreds of thousands of people in drought-hit Niger have been affected by floods, with homes washed away and the population at risk of waterborne diseases such as cholera.

Aid agencies warn of cholera threat in desperate West Africa

Friday, July 27, 2012

Thousands of cholera cases have been confirmed in parts of West Africa already suffering a food crisis, droughts, locusts, and conflict.

Locust threat looms as West Africa food crisis escalates

Monday, June 11, 2012

An invasion of locusts is predicted to hit West Africa in the coming weeks as a food crisis in the region enters a new desperate phase.

Children sold into marriage in Niger as food crisis worsens

Monday, June 4, 2012

Recent reports from Niger indicate girls as young as seven are being sold into marriage as food shortages force families to reduce the number of mouths they have to feed

Catastrophe looms in West Africa as donations dry up

Monday, May 28, 2012

World Vision is facing its greatest fundraising challenge in years as it races to provide aid to some of the 18 million people suffering a food crisis in West Africa.

Australian mum blogger travels to West Africa to witness escalating food crisis

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

A multi-national group of mum bloggers, including one Australian, have begun a four-day visit to Niger to bring attention to an escalating food crisis in the region.

Niger communities pushed to the brink as food crisis intensifies

Monday, March 26, 2012

The food crisis in West Africa is pushing communities to the brink as families ration scarce resources of food and sell animals at plummeting prices.