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Darfur teetering “on the verge of mass starvation”

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7451.1275 (Published 27 May 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:1275
  1. Peter Moszynski
  1. London

    The threat of famine is looming in the Darfur region of western Sudan, warns Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), whose recent study shows “dangerously high levels of malnutrition and mortality with a rapidly deteriorating food security situation.”


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    The onset of rains in Darfur is causing problems for aid access

    Credit: PETER MOSZYNSKI

    The United Nations says that over two million people are now affected by the crisis, and MSF warns that “the whole population is teetering on the verge of mass starvation.”

    The charity's report cites a nutritional survey conducted in Wadi Saleh and Mukjar provinces that found that …

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