Nigeria’s Borno Faces World’s Worst Food Crisis, Unicef Says

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  • The situation is comparable to Ethiopia, Somalia 5 years ago
  • Some 2.2 million people in areas inccessible due to insurgents

The food crisis unfolding in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno state is probably the worst in the world at the moment, with 4.5 million people in need of assistance out of which one million are in danger of extreme malnutrition, according to the UN children’s agency, Unicef.

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