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Caritas warns: 10 million in Sahel region threatened by hunger

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.