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Guatemala provides food assistance to vulnerable people in remote locations backed by UN agencies

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

* A story written by L. Alejandro Arriola and originally published by the World Food Programme Launched in 2019 by the Guatemalan Food and Nutrition Security Secretariat and the Ministry of Public Health and Social Assistance, the initiative was expanded last year across the regions where...

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Nutrition crisis looms as more than 39 billion in-school meals missed since start of pandemic

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

More than 39 billion in-school meals have been missed globally since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic due to school closures, according to a new report released today by the UNICEF Office of Research – Innocenti and the World Food Programme (WFP). COVID-19: Missing More Than...

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Violence and displacement threatens thousands of children already affected by humanitarian crisis and COVID-19 in the CAR

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

UNICEF is deeply concerned for the wellbeing of thousands of children estimated to be newly displaced by a surge in violence in several Central African towns, including the capital Bangui, prior to and following the country’s general elections. The crisis is likely to lead to...

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Economic impact of COVID-19 and worsening inequalities will fuel malnutrition in Asia and the Pacific

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The economic impact of COVID-19 on the world's most populous region is threatening to further undermine efforts to improve diets and nutrition of nearly two billion people in Asia and the Pacific who were already unable to afford healthy diets prior to the pandemic, says...

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Guatemala creates an interactive panel as part of the active search for children with acute malnutrition

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

In the context of the Great National Crusade for Nutrition, the Secretariat of Food and Nutritional Security (SESAN) is making an interactive panel available to the Guatemalan population, and particularly to decision-makers, giving the results of the active search for children with acute malnutrition and...

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