Niger: Millions Face Starvation, Malnutrition

“Nasseiba Ali is the face of hunger in Niger. The 20-month-old girl weighs just 12 pounds, and her eyes are clouded at night, one of the symptoms of her chronic malnourishment.

Nasseiba may survive, because her grandmother was able to get her to a feeding center. But aid groups despair that so many other children are dying because the world was slow to respond.” [Full Story]