malnutrition

Starved, tortured, bombed: the fate of refugees trapped in Libya
Middle East

Starved, tortured, bombed: the fate of refugees trapped in Libya

Acute malnutrition, forced labour, torture: NGOs have sharpened their tone against the shocking conditions endured by refugees and migrants in…
Starved infants, wounded women crowd Syrian hospitals after Islamic State defeat
Middle East

Starved infants, wounded women crowd Syrian hospitals after Islamic State defeat

HASAKA, Syria (Reuters) – The paramedics’ log at al-Hol camp in eastern Syria lists the injuries and ailments of infants…
More than 113 mn people suffer ‘acute hunger’: UN
World

More than 113 mn people suffer ‘acute hunger’: UN

More than 113 million people across 53 countries experienced “acute hunger” last year because of wars and climate disasters, with…
Pneumonia to kill nearly 11 mn children by 2030, study warns
Health & Fitness

Pneumonia to kill nearly 11 mn children by 2030, study warns

Pneumonia will kill nearly 11 million children under five by 2030, experts warned Monday on a global day aimed at…
Poop in hand, Bill Gates backs China’s toilet revolution
Life & Style

Poop in hand, Bill Gates backs China’s toilet revolution

As one of the world’s richest men and most active philanthropists, Bill Gates usually has his hands full. Just not…
UNICEF says aid convoy for 180,000 Syrians could go on Sunday
Middle East

UNICEF says aid convoy for 180,000 Syrians could go on Sunday

Syria’s government may allow an aid convoy with supplies for 180,000 people to go to the town of Douma in…
Activists say malnutrition on rise in Damascus
Middle East

Activists say malnutrition on rise in Damascus

Syrian opposition activists say malnutrition and shortages in medicine are increasing the suffering in besieged, rebel-held eastern suburbs of the…
Yemen spiraling toward ‘total collapse’ as world watches, UN warns
Middle East

Yemen spiraling toward ‘total collapse’ as world watches, UN warns

Blaming the “inability or indifference” of the international community, the United Nations’ humanitarian chief warned that Yemen is spiraling toward…
A picture and its story: severe malnutrition in Yemen
Middle East

A picture and its story: severe malnutrition in Yemen

The emaciated frame of 18-year-old Saida Ahmad Baghili lies on a hospital bed in the red sea port city of…
Minister: 27% of Egyptian children suffer from malnutrition
Egypt

Minister: 27% of Egyptian children suffer from malnutrition

Population Minister Hala Youssef has announced that 27 percent of children in Egypt suffer from malnutrition due to Egyptian families’…
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