Caritas warns: 10 million in Sahel region threatened by hunger
Catholic World News - June 17, 2010
Caritas Internationalis, the consortium of Catholic charitable and relief agencies, is warning that 10 million in the Sahel region of Africa-- 8 million of them in Niger-- are at risk of hunger. “We are facing a potential child survival emergency in Niger,” said Caritas Niger’s secretary general, Raymond Yoro. “378,000 children are at risk of severe acute malnutrition, and a further 1.2 million are at risk of moderate malnutrition.”
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Posted by: Chestertonian -
Jun. 17, 2010 9:18 PM ET USA
No doubt IPPF will respond to the crisis by airdropping palettes of condoms--they've done it before. They would rather depopulate the continent than actually help to find a solution so that people might live. Follow the link in the article and donate--I just did.