["Silence, people are dying..." The Damergou famine, an examination of the facts].

@article{Meslet1995SilencePA,
  title={["Silence, people are dying..." The Damergou famine, an examination of the facts].},
  author={B. Meslet and Jacques Clouzeau and A Daouda and Zakou},
  journal={Sante},
  year={1995},
  volume={5 2},
  pages={115-23}
}
This study illustrates the importance of rapid and rigorous nutritional surveys to evaluate precarious nutritional situations in the context of media uproar. It was performed in July 1993 in the Damergou district of Tanout in the Zinder department of Niger. In October 1992, the early warning system (SAP for Service d'alerte précoce) in the department reported and evaluated the food production deficit in the district. A food aid strategy was implemented according to these findings, and food was… CONTINUE READING