"There are, I think, dozens of children dying every day under the age of five," says Jean Zeigler of the United Nations. "There are many, many hundreds of thousands of victims; nobody knows where they are dying, because it is so immense."Click here for information on the famine in Niger.
Officials estimate that there are some 800,000 children in Niger who need food urgently.
Every third infant there is underfed.
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