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Acutely malnourished Somalian children increase to 1.4 mln: UNICEF

The number of Somali children who are, or soon will be, severely malnourished, has risen by 50% to 1.4m since January, according to UNICEF. The UN body said this number includes over 275,000 who are already experiencing, or will soon do so, life-threatening severe acute malnutrition. About 615,000 people, the vast majority women and children, have been displaced by drought since November 2016. But the combination of drought, disease and displacement is deadly, particularly for children, and the world urgently needs to do more

May 2, 2017
xinhuanet, Daily Sabah, UN News, Prensa Latina, News International, AllAfrica.com, tst.pt, China.org
May 4, 2017
UNICEF