Fotos y videos sobre la crisis en el Sahel
Mali, April 2012, School N'Tjibougou - Nematou Mall (Minister of Property) explains the good practices to the members of the school health club before the girls' toilet funded by Dubai Cares, Gongasso, Sikasso region.
Burkina Faso, April 2012 - Two women wash the hands of twins Abdul and Djemilatou before a meal, in the village of Nabitenga in Plateau-Central Region. UNICEF, in partnership with the NGO IBFAN, supports information sessions on health and nutrition in Nabitenga and other communities.
Mali, April 2012 - N'Tjibougou School, a student group at a pump funded by Dubai Cares, Gongasso, Sikasso region.
Mali, March 2012, Health Centre Reference Konio - Fatoumata Yantoumé just 45 days come for vaccination at the Health Center, Djenne, Mopti Region.
Mali, March 2012, Health Center of Reference Konio - Kadia Dianapo, 10 months with severe malnutrition eats Plumpy nut, Djenne, Mopti Region.
Mali, March 2012, Health Reference Center of the Circle of Mopti - Rafael Ikama nutrition consultant for UNICEF-Mali, on the latest exchange protocols of care for malnourished children with health officers, city of Mopti.
Mali, March 2012, Health Reference Center of the Circle of Mopti - Bintou Traor, damage from severe malnutrition with complications sits under his mosquito net, city of Mopti.
Niger, March 2012 - A worker pulls a cart, loaded with boxes of Plumpy’nut ready-to-use therapeutic food, at the Societé de Transformation Alimentaire (Food Processing Society) factory, in Niamey, the capital. The factory provides UNICEF with Niger’s entire supply of Plumpy’nut – a brand of ready-to-use therapeutic food. In January of this year, the factory was approved as a global supplier, allowing its therapeutic food to be exported to nearby Nigeria, Mali and Burkina Faso.
Burkina Faso - Community outreach worker Edith Ouedraogo discusses child and prenatal nutrition, outside a family’s home in the village of Nabitenga, Plateau-Central Region. Such visits from community outreach workers are carried out by the NGO International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN) with UNICEF support. IBFAN works to reduce infant and young child mortality through the promotion of breastfeeding and other optimal infant feeding practices.
Burkina Faso, March 2012 - One young woman helps another load jerrycans of water onto a small cart, at a water point in the village of Tamidou in Plateau-Central Region. Four jerrycans fit on the cart, greatly reducing the amount of time a woman spends fetching water and eliminating the need to carry a heavy container on her head. The cart was provided with support from UNICEF and the European Union.
Burkina Faso, March 2012 - A baby boy is measured during a growth-monitoring session at the health centre in Secteur (Sector) 1, a division of Fada N’gourma, capital of Est Region.
Burkina Faso, March 2012 - A child receives a dose of oral polio vaccine at the Diapaongo health centre in the town of Diapaongo in Est Region.
In March 2012, Burkina Faso’s rate of child mortality is the third highest in the world, the result of preventable or treatable conditions, including malnutrition. The country is one of eight in the Sahel region – also including Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and the northern parts of Cameroon, Nigeria and Senegal – facing a nutrition crisis that now affects over 15 million people.
Chad, 6 April 2012 - A child is weighed in a sling scale at a UNICEF-supported feeding centre in Chagoua Dispensary in N’Djamena, the capital.
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Chad, 4 April 2012 - UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake speaks with a woman and her malnourished child, in a UNICEF-supported nutrition centre in Mao, the capital of Kanem Region. From 3 to 5 April 2012, UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake travelled to Chad to promote the call to action on the nutrition crisis in the Sahel and to raise awareness of ongoing polio eradication efforts.