5 things to know about children and famine

1. Children can’t wait. Famine, drought and armed conflict are devastating lives and futures Famine has already been declared South Sudan and is looming in other countries. Children are suffering from malnutrition and disease and need our help. 2. Children are being hit hardest. Millions are on the verge of starvation Nearly 1.4 million children are at imminent risk of death this year. In each of the four famine countries and across the sub-regions children will succumb to disease – cholera and measles –which induces severe diarrhea and dehydration. 3. For now, the crisis has a four-country epicenter: Yemen, Somalia, South…

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by · Tuesday, 28 March 2017 · Yemen