Espen Rasmussen/IRC/Panos

Sirakoro Niaro, MALI

48 year old Nia Niare's husband Mate Jigi Niare, 60, works in their field, preparing an irrigation system.The recent conflict in northern Mali caused more than 440,000 people to flee their homes and exacerbated the effects of a drought that has devastated the region since 2011.With funding from the European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO), the IRC has provided life-saving treatment for 1,600 children suffering from severe acute malnutrition. Efforts to prevent and treat malnutrition have so far reached 80,000 children in the country.

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Espen Rasmussen/IRC/Panos
Sirakoro Niaro
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5760 x 3840 pixels
48.77 x 32.51 cm (300 dpi)
19.2 x 12.8 inch (300 dpi)
7.5 MB size on disk
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