If you missed the World Food Programme’s live Google+ hangout about the Sahel hunger crisis yesterday you can watch it in its entirety on Youtube.
You can see everyone who participated in this web story. Denise Brown, the World Food Programme Country Director for Niger answered questions about the food crisis in Niger.
“The biggest challenge we have is the areas where we didn’t intervene, but where we see now the food security situation has deteriorated,” said Brown. “People have no food stocks left at the household level. The prices on the market have increased.”
- Facing Hunger Crisis in West Africa, Families Pick Leaves, Berries to Survive (abcnews.go.com)
- WFP: Sahel in Urgent Need of Aid (voanews.com)
- Call for urgent action in Sahel to prevent humanitarian emergency (guardian.co.uk)