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Representatives of Civil Society Organizations post for snap after the event

SUN Civil Society Alliance in Liberia renews efforts and elects a steering committee

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

From 24-25 October 2016, a two day workshop was held to organize the Scaling Up Nutrition Civil Society Alliance in Liberia with 42 locals and 3 international civil society organisation under the theme “Better Nutrition For All”. The event was organized by Action Contre la...

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Listening to SUN country actors: A face-to-face interview with Dr Mohamed Abdi Farrah, Somalia SUN Focal Point

  |   SUN in Practice

Background Somalia has been affected by civil war since 1991 and suffers from recurrent droughts, characterising it as a complex political environment with extreme poverty, food insecurity and instability. Somalia’s malnutrition rates are consistently among the worst in the world, with currently 13.6 per cent wasting...

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Scaling up nutrition services and maintaining service during conflict in Yemen: Lessons from the Hodeidah sub-national Nutrition Cluster

  |   SUN in Practice

An ENN article by Dr. Saja Abdullah, Dr. Rasha Al Ardi, and Dr. Rajia Sharhan. What we know: Yemen is the poorest Arab nation, embroiled in lengthy political crisis and ongoing conflict. Malnutrition is a major and chronic problem; international humanitarian access is compromised. What this article...

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Detail from Pienaarspoort Informal Settlement, South Africa.

Nearly one million children malnourished as El Niño drought situation worsens

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

As of February 2016, the drought situation caused by El Niño is putting millions of children at risk from hunger, water shortages and disease, and having a devastating impact on agricultural areas and food security. Lesotho, Zimbabwe and most provinces in South Africa have declared a...

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Food distribution in the Somali region of Ethiopia continue due to recent donor contributions

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

On 18 November 2015, the World Food Programme announced that they were able to continue food distribution to the Somali region of Ethiopia. The support will be able to scale up nutrition to help more than 700,000 children and nursing mothers in the most drought...

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WFP and UNICEF jointly support South Sudan to scale up nutrition

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

Launch of the UNICEF/WFP Joint Nutrition Response Plan for South Sudan in Aweil, Northern Bahr el Ghazal State. Pictured, the official launch in Freedom Square. © UNICEF / McIlwaine On 9 September 2015, the South Sudan Ministry of Health supported the launch of a World Food...

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