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Hunger stalks Haitians

According to estimates, two out of every three Haitians face hunger on a daily basis.

Last Modified: 11 Jun 2013 10:01
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Around seven million Haitians are going without food everyday, and the government says children who live in remote areas are most at risk.

That's despite billions of dollars of international aid following the 2010 earthquake.

It is now thought that two out of every three Haitians face hunger on a daily basis.

Experts say the problem has not been helped by droughts and floods that have ravaged crops.

Al Jazeera's Andy Gallacher reports.

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