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A woman carries a sack of food aid that they have just collected from an Oxfam distribution point. Across the Sahel drought, exacerbated by a rise in global food prices, has left about 40% of Niger's population facing severe food insecurity. This particularly affects women and children with an estimated 127,000 children under five years old predicted to suffer from severe malnutrition during 2012.