United Nations allocates $6 million to combat food crisis in NigerListen /
Niger is set to get some badly-needed relief to address food insecurity in the West African country.
More than half of Niger is currently affected by the food crisis.
The Central Emergency Response Fund or CERF will be used to buy nutritional supplements for children under-five, who suffer from severe acute malnutrition.
UNICEF's Representative in Niger Guido Cornale spoke to Aditya Mehta about the situation in the country.