In Chad and across central West Africa, UNICEF is acting early to prevent food shortages turning into a children's famine. These photos tell the story of our lifesaving nutrition work in 2011 in Chad - one of the countries most vulnerable to food shortages because of poor harvests.
A little boy has his arm measured to assess his level of malnutrition in Koubigou, Eastern Chad. Careful monitoring means we can respond in the right way during a nutritional crisis, and measure progress.
© UNICEF Chad/2011/Esteve