17 April 2012
A good thing:
The global humanitarian agency Mercy Corps is providing cash, therapeutic food and nutrition screenings to thousands of people in hunger-stricken Niger. Conditions in Niger have become increasingly desperate in recent months as a severe drought, failed harvests, and rising food prices have led to dramatic food shortfalls. The government of Niger estimates that more than 5.5 million people are at risk of going hungry.
Read more: http://www.trust.org/alertnet/news/mercy-corps-provides-relief-to-thousands-of-hungry-families-in-niger/