Families seek food assistance

Niger, February 21, 2012

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Photo Credit: Cassandra Nelson/Mercy Corps

Due to worsening food shortages, the nutritional screening centers that Mercy Corps established several years ago have experienced a massive increase in patients. Last week, the lines of mothers with their babies, seeking medical assistance and screening of their children for malnutrition, stretched out beyond the compound grounds.

Read more about our work in Niger and how we're responding to growing concerns about severe hunger.