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UN Hopes To Raise $2 Billion To Fight Hunger In Sahel Where More People Than Ever Are At Risk

A malnourished child waits on March 21, 2012 at a hospital run by the French non-governmental organization Action Against Hun
A malnourished child waits on March 21, 2012 at a hospital run by the French non-governmental organization Action Against Hunger in Diapaga, 300 kms northeast of Ouagadougou, where the cereal harvest is 34 percent lower than usual due to lack of rain. Ivorian reggae star Tiken Jah Fakoly is touring Burkina Faso to denounce the food crisis striking the Sahel region. According to Action Against Hunger, at least 20 million people are threatened by famine this year in Sahel. AFP PHOTO / RAPHAEL DE BENGY (Photo credit should read RAPHAEL DE BENGY/AFP/Getty Images)

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