malnutrition

Three children starve to death in New Delhi

India’s public was in shock on Thursday as authorities confirmed three children starved to death in the national capital of the fastest-growing economy in the world. Mansi, 8, Shikha, 4, and two-year-old Parul were declared dead in a New Delhi hospital on Tuesday, bringing malnourishment and hunger within India into[…]

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‘More than 200 cholera cases’ in Sanaa

More than 200 cholera cases have been reported in Yemen’s capital Sanaa as contaminated water and poor sanitation lead to a sharp rise in the transmission of the deadly disease. Cholera is one of several risks to civilians, but a rapid advance of the disease would add a new dimension[…]

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UNICEF confirms severe malnutrition in Madaya

U.N. children’s fund UNICEF on Friday confirmed cases of severe malnutrition among children in the besieged Syrian town of Madaya, where aid was delivered this week to thousands of people affected by the months-long blockade. “UNICEF … can confirm that cases of severe malnutrition were found among children,” it said[…]

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Aid groups struggle in Yemen

The humanitarian situation in Yemen is continuing to cause grave alarm, with aid groups warning about the threat of malnutrition and dire shortfalls in life-saving medicines. Days after the Saudi-led coalition said that it’s purely militaristic phase of operations had ended and a new phase, ‘Operation Restore Hope’, aimed at[…]

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