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Tag : Malnutrition

We are pleased to present all posts tagged "Malnutrition"

Famine threatens 1.4 million children, but there is still hope

Posted by: UNICEF Canada February 24, 2017

Almost 1.4 million children are at imminent risk of death from severe acute malnutrition this year. Famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan and looms in Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen. Every day children are dying and UNICEF is working with partners to provide life-saving support for children and families. These are the stories of some of the children caught in this crisis. Read more »

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Famine is declared in parts of South Sudan

Posted by: UNICEF February 21, 2017

Famine has struck parts of South Sudan and children urgently need our help to survive. War and a collapsing economy have left parents with nothing to feed their families and more than a quarter of a million children are severely malnourished. They need immediate, lifesaving aid and every day counts. Read more »

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UNICEF @ 70: Then and Now

Posted by: UNICEF December 9, 2016

Seventy years ago UNICEF was founded to bring lifesaving aid, long-term support, and hope to children whose lives and futures are put at risk by conflict, by crises, by crushing poverty, and, increasingly, by the effects of climate change. UNICEF’s work for the most disadvantaged, excluded, and vulnerable children has never been more relevant, nor more urgent. Read more »

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Ahmed's story: overcoming food shortage in Mauritania

Posted by: Guest Author October 6, 2015

In Mauritania, one year old Ahmed is overcoming great obstacles to survival because of a terrible food shortage. Read how his mother's love and UNICEF's support are giving him a chance to grow up healthy and strong. Read more »

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World Food Day: Mary's incredible story of survival

Posted by: David Morley October 15, 2014

When I was in South Sudan, I visited the children’s hospital in Juba. That's where I saw Mary and her remarkable recovery. Read more »

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Meet Nutrition Leader Dr. Ismael Ngnie-Teta

Posted by: UNICEF Canada June 4, 2013

Dr. Teta, a Canadian doctor and adjunct professor at the University of Ottawa, is working with UNICEF in Chad, one of most affected countries in the Sahel food and nutrition crisis, to find long term solutions to end malnutrition. Read more »

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Fortifying Communities Through Collective Gardening

Posted by: Emily McNally November 16, 2012

A UNICEF-sponsored community gardening project in Burkina Faso is helping women cultivate food security for their families and nurture hope for their communities. Read more »

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Texting the Way to Better Child Health

Posted by: November 5, 2012

A UNICEF-assisted project uses mobile phone technologies to bring faster treatment to Malawi’s children. Read more »

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You Have Made a World of Difference

Posted by: Emily McNally October 3, 2012

Thanks to generous donors like you, we have raised more than $1 million for children in desperate need in the Sahel. Read more »

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