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Over 350 Children Die From Malnutrition This Year in Niger: UN

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October 11, 2013
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Some 362 Nigerian children under five have died of malnutrition between January and September this year in the Zinder region of Niger, where the situation is now endemic, according to the UN.


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AFP (May 7, 2013) — The Democratic Republic of Congo has displaced Niger to gain the unenviable distinction of being the worst place in the world to be a mother, according to a new report by Save the Children. Finland took the top spot, with its Nordic neighbours filling the other leading positions.
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