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100,000+ children in Ethiopia’s Tigray at risk of death from malnutrition: UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has voiced concern about the dire humanitarian situation in Ethiopia’s conflict-ridden region of Tigray, saying more than 100,000 children could suffer from life-threatening severe acute malnutrition in the next 12 months, a 10-fold jump in average annual levels. Marixie Mercado, spokeswoman for the children’s …

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1 in 10 people malnourished in 2020, UN says

A United Nations (UN) report has revealed how the Covid-19 pandemic has exacerbated world hunger, raising concerns that the organization’s goal of ensuring no one is starving by 2030 is now unattainable. Published on Monday, the annual UN report, entitled ‘The State of Food Security and Nutrition of Food Security …

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