To match feature Niger Aid.
A mother whose breast milk has dried up tries to feed her severely malnourished child at an emergency feeding centre in Maradi, southeastern Niger, July 1, 2005. Relief efforts to save thousands of children from starving to death in Niger are gathering pace after months of delays as international agencies scramble to avert a major famine, aid workers said on Thursday. TO MATCH FEATURE NIGER AID. Picture taken July 1, 2005. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly FOR/JK