MELLIT, Sudan - Myriam Ibrahim does not like to talk about her daughter Fawzia.
The smallest of triplet girls born in May, the infant died last month in Darfur. Now, the 28-year-old mother has just a week of powdered milk for her two remaining babies - and no idea how she will feed them afterward.
"Fawzia started having fever, then diarrhea, and then she died. It was a month ago," Ms. Ibrahim said with the soft, sad smile so common to Darfurian women as they recount their survival.
Each day in Darfur, 80 children younger than 5 die because of malnutrition, disease and generally poor living conditions created by violence in this barren region of western Sudan, the U.N. Children's Fund estimates. Read more >>>