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600,000 Children Suffer From Malnutrition in Afghanistan: UNICEF

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) said that 600,000 children suffer from malnutrition in Afghanistan.
600,000 Children Suffer From Malnutrition in Afghanistan: UNICEF
UNICEF in a statement on Wednesday said that in Afghanistan there are 2 million children suffering from acute malnutrition, 600,000 of them are suffering from it most severe form.
This organization said that it is in need of $20 million to help these children to survive and thrive.
Meanwhile, the United Nations Office for Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has said that 16 children have been permanently paralyzed by polio since beginning of 2019 in the country.
OCHA added that the polio vaccination campaign will begin soon and all children in Afghanistan, especially in the western, central and southeastern areas, should be vaccinated.


 
Wednesday 2 October 2019 22:34
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