UNICEF warned that the prevalence of malnutrition in some parts of Lebanon had almost doubled since 2012 and could deteriorate further.
The disease has found fertile ground in North Korea, where the population has been weakened by malnutrition since a famine in the 1990s.
The guidelines to tackle malnutrition note that wars, natural disasters and epidemics such as Ebola have devastating effects on healthy diets.
Khartoum is perhaps most sensitive about release of data reflecting the rates for what is technically known as Global Acute malnutrition (GAM).
FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said: “We have the knowledge, expertise and resources needed to overcome all forms of malnutrition.
Now aid workers believe starvation cases are increasing in besieged areas of Syria and malnutrition is spreading among the poorest Syrian refugees.
July 10, 2013 — Updated 1335 GMT (2135 HKT) In just 12 years Vietnam cut the country’s malnutrition rate in half by investing in small scale farming.
It is estimated that over 400,000 perished from malnutrition.
Every year, around 54 million new children are affected by malnutrition or undernutrition.
Micro-credit initiatives Some initiatives have been done to reduce malnutrition, especially hunger.
When Biddy was 16 years old, her mother died of malnutrition, leaving Biddy in charge of the household.
Reprieved, he died in jail of malnutrition in 1943. Lysenko’s machinations were the cause of his arrest.
First, while you were sleeping last night, 30,000 kids died of starvation or diseases related to malnutrition.
In 1919-1920 another drought occurred followed by cholera, influenza and malnutrition due to lack of foodstuff.
Ethiopia’s main health problems are said to be communicable diseases caused by poor sanitation and malnutrition.
As a result, workers and their families suffered from malnutrition and were continually in debt to their employers.
Often the burials lacking weapons also show signs of malnutrition in the bones, indicating those burials were of peasants.
They died of overwork, malnutrition, disease and one of the most brutal regimes among camps in which bashings were routine.”
Wheat, oats, hay, and consequently livestock, were all in short supply, and their scarcity resulted in hunger and malnutrition.
The malnutrition suffered by the Crow Creek villagers was most likely not uncommon for people in that region during this time period.
The Council questioned the low development and malnutrition in this colonized region and requested Kaberry’s anthropological services.