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Entries by Caroline Gluck from 06/2010

Signs of Niger's Worsening Food Crisis

| Posted 06.20.2010 | World

Niger is one of the poorest countries, and it has the fastest population growth in the world. Though it often experiences periodic droughts, this year has been worse than most.

Tens of thousands of animals dying as Niger faces food crisis

| Posted 06.21.2010 | World
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A sudden sandstorm whipped up and dramatically turned the air bright red in Niamey as I started to write this blog. Within ten minutes rain filled th...

Oxfam warns millions face severe hunger in Niger

| Posted 06.21.2010 | World
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Oxfam has launched an emergency appeal to fund its work in Niger, West Africa, which is facing a worsening food crisis. Oxfam GB country director M...

People "Facing Death" in Many of Niger's Villages

| Posted 06.22.2010 | World

Simiri commune is by no means one of the worst-affected areas of the country which is currently hit by the worsening current food crisis. But even in Simiri, things are dire.