SUN Newsletter

Child nutrition

Home / News / Tag "Child nutrition"

Private partners step up efforts to help end hunger by 2030 in the Philippines

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Country Network

Various private companies have promised to proactively support the government efforts as they stepped up endeavors to help address involuntary hunger and malnutrition in the country. This commitment was made as the government, through the Task Force Zero Hunger and alongside its partners in the...

Read More

Acute malnutrition threatens half of children under five in Yemen in 2021

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

Nearly 2.3 million children under the age of five in Yemen are projected to suffer from acute malnutrition in 2021, four United Nations agencies warned today. Of these, 400,000 are expected to suffer from severe acute malnutrition and could die if they do not receive...

Read More

Case study on the inter-cluster famine response strategy in South Sudan

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

The crisis in South Sudan remains complex and protracted with both acute and chronic needs experienced at varying levels across 78 counties of the country and Abyei region. Nearly 4 million people remain displaced by the humanitarian crisis: 1.5 million internally and more than 2...

Read More

SUN Business Network B2B support: leveraging expertise for enhanced nutrition

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Country Network

* Originally published by the SUN Business Network Local SMEs are well-positioned to address the nutritional needs of their communities, provide affordable foods and access non-traditional sales channels. Linking these enterprises with larger corporations provides an opportunity to enhance products and business practices with support from...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More