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A child waiting to be screened for malnutrition
03/09/2018 - News
The humanitarian crisis in the Africa's Lake Chad basin, which affects parts of Nigeria, Niger, Chad, and Cameroon, continues to worsen due to prolonged violence, insecurity, and environmental degradation
somalia © ICRC
11/07/2018 - News
Somalia and Djibouti will receive €89.5 million in European Union humanitarian assistance, as millions of people in the two countries grapple with the consequences of prolonged extreme weather.
Sur la route de Rosso by © EU/ECHO/Sylvain Cherkaoui
10/07/2018 - News
As the Sahel region experiences its worst food and nutrition crisis in five years and continued insecurity, the Commission has announced a humanitarian aid package worth €191.3 million.

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How the Congolese community is fighting against child malnutrition
06/06/2018 - Video
The reason children become malnourished is because their families have difficulty providing sufficient, quality food on a daily basis. In the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the EU has partnered with organisations Action Against Hunger and COOPI...
expert Marion Saurel gives a presentation on malnutrition
23/05/2018 - Blog post
Severe acute malnutrition causes five million child deaths each year worldwide. Most of these deaths are preventable, as over 90 percent of acute malnourished children who receive treatment are cured.
DRC by ICRC
13/04/2018 - News
In Geneva, the European Union co-hosted the 'Humanitarian Conference on the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)'.

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Scaling up treatment of severe malnutrition in Kahemba, DRC’s Kwango province
13/04/2018 - Video
Two million children suffer from severe acute malnutrition in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). In a country about two thirds the size of western Europe, the town of Kahemba is reached by traveling 24 hours on mostly deserted roads from...

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DRC: Manginza’s story
12/04/2018 - Video
In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, 4.2 million children suffer from acute malnutrition. It is a silent crisis of staggering proportions. Manginza lives in Kahemba in Kwango province, a remote town 80 km from the Angolan border which has...

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Pakistan Thar desert by Concern Worldwide
05/04/2018 - Photo story
Due to inadequate and erratic rain patterns, the Thar Desert, in south-eastern Pakistan’s Sindh province, is a drought-prone region.

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23/03/2018 - Photo story
Since 2009, the European Commission's Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations have spearheaded a response to nutritional crises in the Democratic Republic Congo (DRC).

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