July 21 2005

Famine: Emergency Relief in Niger and Mali

21/07/2005 - Up to a third of Niger's population suffers from food scarcity, every day children die from under nourishment. SOS Children's Villages will start an emergency relief programme for children in danger of dying from acute starvation in the region of Tahoua; the organisation also distributed foodstuffs and relief supplies in Mali.

Grain sacks were also part of the relief goods distributed in Mali - Photo: SOS Archives

Kick-off for the emergency relief programme in Mali - Photo: SOS Archives