Country in West Africa
Second poorest country in the world
Most people survive on less than 54p a day
One in four children die before their fifth birthday
Main causes of death: Malaria, diarrhoea, pneumonia, measles
Cause of diseases: Malnutrition, unsafe drinking water, poor sanitation
Big food shortage in 2005
Listen to your partner's questions about Niger and answer them, using the right-hand fact box.
Now ask your partner the following questions and fill in the blanks about Madagascar in the fact box below:
Where is Madagascar?How poor is Madagascar?How many people live on less than 54p a day?How many children die each year from illnesses which include malaria, measles and diarrhoea?How many children in Madagascar are malnourished?How many natural disasters have there been in the last 35 years?
Island off the _ _ _ _ coast of Africa
_ _ _ _ _ poorest country in the world
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ of the people live on less than 54p a day
Nearly _ _ _ _ _ _ children under five die each year from illnesses which include malaria, measles and diarrhoea
_ _ _ _ of children are malnourished
_ _ natural disasters in the last 35 years