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Caritas appeal for Niger

Catholic World News - April 02, 2012

Caritas Internationalis, the Church’s confederation of relief and development agencies, has issued a $5-million appeal to assist 400,000 people in the west African nation of Niger, which is facing worsening food shortages.

“Niger and the Sahel face an alarming food emergency that is getting worse day-by-day,” said Raymond Yoro, the executive secretary of Caritas Niger.

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