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Podcast #58: Mia Farrow on visiting the crisis-afflicted Sahel region

© UNICEF/NYHQ2012-0062/Olivier Asselin
February 2012, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Mia Farrow gives a girl a dose of oral polio vaccine at an immunization site in the town of Moundou in Logone Region, Chad.

‘Beyond School Books’ – a podcast series on education in emergencies

by Rudina Vojvoda

NEW YORK, USA, 3 May 2012 – Poor harvests, drought and high food prices, combined with increasing insecurity, have pushed the Sahel region into a malnutrition crisis. Some 15 million people in the region are directly affected, including over one million children under age 5 who are expected to suffer from severe acute malnutrition, a life-threatening condition, this year.

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