Niger: Humanitarian Overview (as of 30 January 2014)
KEY DRIVERS OF THE CRISIS
Poverty, demographic pressure and recurrent shocks (droughts, floods, epidemics, high food prices) are responsible for the chronic vulnerability amongst households and communities, forcing many families to result to negative coping strategies.
The crises and insecurity in neighbouring countries have led to the arrival of refugee populations.
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