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A potentially catastrophic food crisis in the Sahel region of West and Central Africa could affect as many as one million children. The food and nutrition crisis resulting from a severe drought, threatens the survival of an entire generation of children. Those children in eight countries - Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger, Cameroon, Nigeria and Senegal - are at risk of severe acute malnutrition

UN chief Ban Ki-moon urged world leaders to help stem a food crisis in Africa's Sahel region. via Perth Now -A boy receives treatment in Chad (AAP).

03/2012: Aid agencies have warned that the drought in West Africa's Sahel region could become a humanitarian disaster. Malnutrition and illnesses are putting at risk the lives of thousands of people in Chad, Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and northern Senegal. Photo: Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)

In pictures: West African food crisis

The Chadian teenager in this picture is very sick. The average life expectancy in Chad is 17 years old. This is due to lack of money and food. The poor economy and long droughts have contributed to this low life expectancy for the people of Chad.

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Drawing water from a well in the community of Natriguel, Mauritania. Lack of rain has dried up the few wells in West Africa.

Chad food crisis: Getting water in a market garden by Oxfam International, via Flickr

Chad food crisis: Getting water in a market garden by Oxfam International, via…

poor street children on the border mali burkina faso, Sahe… | Flickr

poor street children on the border mali burkina faso, Sahel (by anthony pappone photographer)

Food crisis in Sahel: A Chad market garden

Food crisis in Sahel: A Chad market garden. Oxfam aims to reach more than people in Chad with cash transfers, seed distribution, food for herds, and veterinary care.

Toubabs au Burkina Faso

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Sahel food crisis 2012: Burkina Faso

Families affected by the Sahel food crisis Find Solutions: Pin by Oxfam International

Main street in Fada

Main street of Fada N'Gourma; city in South-East Burkina Faso

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Design Futures, Africa, Gurunsi Village, Burkina Faso, Sustainability, Colour, Pattern, Print, Inspiration, Handpainting, Worldwide, Artisan, Technique, DIY, Heritage, Emotion, Attachment, Degree, Fashion, Student, Project, Scenario, LEVIS, 2025, Forum for the Future

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