TITLE

The 'Hunger Season'

AUTHOR(S)
Pape, Eric
PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
Newsweek;8/15/2005, Vol. 146 Issue 7, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on child victims of famine in Niger. Prediction that thousands of children may not live to see the hundreds of tons of famine relief that finally are reaching the destitute sub-Saharan countryside; Number of children suffering from serious malnutrition; How warnings of an impending famine have mostly gone unheard; Efforts of doctors and aid workers to reach children in the town of Maradi; Question of whether Niger's next crisis can be prevented.
ACCESSION #
17848445

 

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