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Update from the field: Food crisis is just beginning

Niger, March 22, 2012

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After a failed harvest and severe drought in 2011, more than 5.5 million people in Niger are already without enough to eat — and the next harvest isn't until October. Mercy Corps' Cassandra Nelson saw how families are coping with a food crisis that is worsening everyday.

Click here for details on Mercy Corps' latest efforts to provide cash-for-work and therapeutic food to hungry families.