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UN: Hunger Crisis Hits Northern Mali Amid Insecurity, Violence

Violence against aid groups and general insecurity have plunged the Timbuktu region in northern Mali into a hunger crisis, with tens of thousands of children at increasing risk of dying from malnutrition, according to the United Nations. About one in six people in the region are suffering from acute malnutrition, the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs [UNOCHA] said. This includes more than 50,000 children under the age of five who, because they are malnourished,...

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