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Coping with crisis in the Sahel

Malnutrition threat
  • Food and feed shortage
  • Forced sale
  • Worrying times
  • Malnutrition threat
  • Desperate measures
  • Working on water
  • Vaccinating livestock
  • Cash for work
  • Market garden
  • Time to act

Malnutrition threat

Across Chad, Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Senegal over 1 million children are at risk of severe acute malnutrition. Adijitti Mahamat cooks one meal a day for as many as ten children, consisting of maize meal and a sauce containing eucalyptus leaves.

picture credit: © Andy Hall/Oxfam



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