Children In Niger Republic, Nigeria Are At Risk Of Starvation – MSF

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The international medical organization MSF has warned that famine or malnutrition is likely to affect children in the Maradi region of Niger Republic and other parts of northwestern Nigeria.

Issiaka Abdou, president of the West African Medical Association, said their study showed that the number of malnourished children in Nigeria and Niger had risen by 34 percent, the same as in 2020.

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MSF figures cite the security situation in Katsina State as worsening, with the number of children being transported from Nigeria to the Madarounfa General Hospital due to malnutrition increased by 90 percent.