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Oxfam warns of West Africa crisis  Urgent action is needed to stop drought in West Africa's Sahel region turning into a humanitarian disaster affecting 13 million people U.N. warns of food hardships  Niger: The food agency warned that funding shortfalls could hamper efforts to feed the nation's hungry people Food aid is 'misdirected'
  Nigeria Boko Haram: Children starving, warns Unicef Map of Borno Nigeria

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  Northern Nigeria: Almost a quarter of a million children in parts of Nigeria's Borno state formerly controlled by Boko Haram are suffering from severe malnutrition

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  Niger: Aid agencies estimate that large numbers of children have died as a result of the crisis

  Niger: Tanja has accepted there were food shortages but dismissed reports that his country is experiencing a famine
Aug.3 Lucky few get food
  Niger: Emergency operations reached their first beneficiaries, but there was only enough for some of the hundreds
Jul.31 U.N.: 2.5 million in Niger to get food aid  The United Nations has more than doubled the number of Niger people it plans to feed Jul.25 Hungry await aid, harvest  Niger: The huts where villagers store grain for the lean season are empty. The international aid is starting to trickle Jul.23 Aid funds finally flow  Niger: The donations of food and funding to help the 2.5 million people facing a food crisis are finally beginning to arrive Jul.20   World 'ignores' Niger food crisis  UN: The UN top aid official has accused the international community of neglecting the crisis Jul.18 Children starving to death
  Niger: 3.6m people in Niger face severe food shortages caused by a drought and a plague of locusts

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1. 2016-07-18 Nigeria Boko Haram: Children starving, warns Unicef Borno, Northern Nigeria
C. 2005-11-23 U.N. warns of food hardships Niger
2005-09-12 Food aid is 'misdirected' Niger
E. 2005-08-12 President 'ignorant' of hunger Niger
F. 2005-08-09 President denies hunger claims Niger
G. 2005-08-03 Lucky few get food Niger
H. 2005-07-31 U.N.: 2.5 million in Niger to get food aid Niger
I. 2005-07-25 Hungry await aid, harvest Niger

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