TEAR Fund NZ launches emergency Niger appeal
TEAR Fund New Zealand launches emergency Niger appeal
Fund New Zealand has launched an emergency appeal to address
needs of those affected by the devastating famine in Niger.
As many as 3.6 million people are facing chronic
food shortages in Niger,
including 150,000 children suffering from severe malnutrition. Jan
Egeland, UN Under-Secretary General and Emergency Relief Coordinator, has
described this crisis as, "The number one forgotten and neglected
emergency in the world."
through its local partner organisations, is operating
feeding centers in Niger, and is distributing animal feed as well as
providing trucks so farmers can transport cattle to improved grazing
can give to TEAR Fund's Niger Famine Appeal by phoning 0800