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World - Africa
5/1/2024 9:16:07 PM
A humanitarian crisis is worsening in northeastern Mali where armed groups linked to Islamic State have besieged major towns leaving residents including some 80,000 children vulnerable to malnutrition, locals and an aid group warned Wednesday.

World - International
4/3/2024 3:18:06 PM
Roya carefully spoon-feeds her daughter fortified milk in a ward for malnourished children, praying the tiny infant will avoid a condition that stalks one in ten young children in Afghanistan after decades of conflict.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
3/21/2024 11:31:00 PM
The US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that 100 percent of the population in Gaza is experiencing severe levels of acute food insecurity, calling unacceptable the death of children from malnutrition.

World - Africa
3/11/2024 8:50:29 PM
Medical charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF) on Monday warned of "catastrophic levels of malnutrition" and an escalating humanitarian crisis in northwest Nigeria.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
3/8/2024 5:04:58 PM
At least 20 people have died from malnutrition and dehydration at Kamal Adwan and Shifa hospitals in northern Gaza, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
3/5/2024 9:32:00 PM
The United Nations on Tuesday called on the international community to "flood" Gaza with aid amid reports that children are dying of starvation in the war-torn Palestinian territory.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
3/4/2024 11:12:00 PM
Shortages of crucial goods in the north of the Gaza Strip have imposed severe suffering on its remaining civilian population, with at least 16 children reported to have died of malnutrition. Meanwhile, US Vice President Kamala Harris has called for a proposed six-week ceasefire deal while criticizing Israel over insufficient aid deliveries to Gaza.

World - War in Sudan
12/10/2023 9:25:40 PM
Of nearly 25 million people in need, the United Nations has only been able to reach a fraction, according to the head of the UN's humanitarian response in war-torn Sudan.

World - Region
11/6/2023 5:16:07 PM
More than 1.6 million children aged under five will suffer from malnutrition next year in South Sudan, following a surge in waterborne diseases due to flooding, the UN's World Food Programme said Monday.

World - War in Sudan
9/19/2023 7:02:45 PM
Thousands of children are feared to be dying in Sudan as violence, disease and severe malnutrition rip through the conflict-torn country, the United Nations said Tuesday.

World - Africa
7/5/2023 6:59:54 PM
The number of people diagnosed with severe malnutrition in Ethiopia's war-scarred Tigray region has increased sharply, with conditions set to worsen following a recent halt to food aid, the United Nations said in its latest update.

War in Sudan - War in Sudan
7/2/2023 3:56:27 PM
Fierce fighting between the forces of rival generals shook the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Sunday as disease and malnutrition threatened the rising number of displaced.

World - Region
6/15/2023 6:16:01 PM
In an interview with Ahram Hebdo, Abdul-Hakim Elwaer, Assistant Director General UN FAO Near East and North Africa, says hunger and malnutrition are pressing issues in Arab countries, stressing net-food importing countries, such as Egypt, should increase sustainable agricultural production to reduce heavy reliance on imports.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
4/4/2023 2:18:02 PM
Micronutrient supplementation for pregnant women can help to end children’s malnutrition at very little additional cost, writes Bjorn Lomborg

World - Africa
1/24/2023 11:31:59 PM
After five consecutive below-average rains, the humanitarian crisis in the Horn of Africa is expanding and deepening, the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) has warned.

World - International
11/23/2022 5:25:15 PM
A cholera outbreak sweeping through Haiti is claiming a growing number of children amid a surge in malnutrition, UNICEF announced Wednesday.

COP27 - To Know
11/6/2022 5:56:45 PM
Climate change has led to extreme weather events such as floods and drought. These events have become more frequent and more severe. Natural disasters associated with climate change have a devastating effect on people’s lives, destroying homes, roads and others key infrastructure.

World - International
9/14/2022 8:55:39 PM
In 2021 the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued the first volume of its latest authoritative report on climate change. The United Nations secretary-general branded its findings a “code red for humanity”.

World - Africa
8/23/2022 5:20:42 PM
More than 2.8 million children across the Horn of Africa and the Sahel are already suffering from severe acute malnutrition and could die in disturbing numbers unless urgent support is provided, the United Nations children's agency, UNICEF, warned on Tuesday.

World - Africa
6/16/2022 8:06:14 PM
Tens of thousands of children in Ethiopia are suffering from the "most deadly" form of malnutrition as a prolonged drought ravages the east and south of the country, British charity Save the Children said Thursday.

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