West Africa's Youth Malnourished

Approximately 1.4 million children in the Sahel region are expected to be malnourished in 2013 following several crises that left many families heavily in debt and without seeds to plant.

  • West Africa:  Malnourished to Remain Above One Million in 2013

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 20 December 2012

    Despite good rains across much of the Sahel this year, 1.4 million children are expected to be malnourished - up from one million in 2013, according to the 2013 Sahel regional ... read more »

18 Years Old Ashta Mohamet and her daughter during a consultation by MSF nurse Jean Blaise Djedouboum at MSF's Ambulant Therapeutic Feeding Center (ATFC) in Koudiguine. Since April MSF runs a feeding programme in 11 health centers in Biltine district.