#Malnutrition

  • Article: Malnutrition Is the Leading Cause of Death Globally: Report

    Malnutrition Is the Leading Cause of Death Globally: Report

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|May 13, 2020

    The ongoing pandemic could deepen the crisis. Read more

  • Article: COVID-19 Pandemic Could Cause Widespread Stunting in Ghana

    COVID-19 Pandemic Could Cause Widespread Stunting in Ghana

    By Rachel Toku-Appiah|April 21, 2020

    Stunting caused by chronic malnutrition is largely irreversible. Read more

  • Article: How COVID-19 Is Impacting My Work on Food Security in Nigeria, and the People I Support

    How COVID-19 Is Impacting My Work on Food Security in Nigeria, and the People I Support

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 1, 2020

    Clara Orji, Mercy Corps' program manager in Nigeria, shares how COVID-19 threatens her work. Read more

  • Article: Millions of People in Haiti Are Struggling to Eat, UN Warns

    Millions of People in Haiti Are Struggling to Eat, UN Warns

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Feb. 21, 2020

    Roughly 33% of the population needs immediate food assistance. Read more

  • Article: Over 1.5 Million Children in Niger Are in Need of Humanitarian Assistance

    Over 1.5 Million Children in Niger Are in Need of Humanitarian Assistance

    By Brandon Wiggins|Feb. 21, 2020

    UNICEF says that it will need $59.4 million to provide humanitarian assistance to children in 2020. Read more

  • Article: Infant Mortality Is on the Rise in Venezuela Due to Malnutrition

    Infant Mortality Is on the Rise in Venezuela Due to Malnutrition

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Brandon Wiggins|Feb. 14, 2020

    Venezuela is in the midst of a years-long economic crisis. Read more

  • Article: 'Man-Made Starvation' Threatens Half of Zimbabwe's Population

    'Man-Made Starvation' Threatens Half of Zimbabwe's Population

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 3, 2019

    An estimated 90% of children between 6 months and 2 years old need immediate food aid. Read more

  • Article: British Girl, 7, Writes Heartbreaking Letter to Father Christmas Asking for a 'Home and Food'

    British Girl, 7, Writes Heartbreaking Letter to Father Christmas Asking for a 'Home and Food'

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Nov. 21, 2019

    The letter was left in a Christmas postbox at a Community Centre in Everton. Read more