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/echo/file/how-congolese-community-fighting-against-child-malnutrition_enHow the Congolese community is fighting against child malnutrition

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)'.

/echo/file/scaling-treatment-severe-malnutrition-kahemba-drc-s-kwango-province_enScaling up treatment of severe malnutrition in Kahemba, DRC’s Kwango province

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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DRC malnutrition
16/03/2018 - Photo story
Due to extreme poverty and a crumbling health care system, DRC’s population is highly vulnerable to acute malnutrition: 4.2 million children in Democratic Republic Congo (DRC) suffer from acute malnutrition, a silent crisis of staggering proportions...
Yemen © ICRC
12/03/2018 - Blog post
"The first time I visited Yemen was when I was still a student in Arabic language and literature at university in The Netherlands. During the summer of 1998 I took a language course in one of the language institutes in Sanaa. Ever since then, I...
monique_pariat_mali_senegal_sahel
09/03/2018 - Blog post
Mali faces an extremely challenging situation this year: an ongoing conflict, along with the overall country's fragility, lack of development progress, and extreme weather conditions have resulted in poor harvests for farmers and lost grazing...

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