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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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The 50th Edition of ENN’s Field Exchange is now online

  |   Uncategorized

In September 2015, the Emergency Nutrition Network (ENN) released their 50th edition of Field Exchange. In addition to field articles, research, evaluations, news, views and letters, the 50th edition features guest editorials from Helen Young, Lola Gostelow & Lawrence Haddad and includes a special section on...

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Online Discussion | Food Security, Gender Equality and Peace-Building

  |   SUN UN Network

Until 31st July 2015, the Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN forum) is running an online discussion about Food Security, Gender Equality and Peace-Building. This online discussion was organised in collaboration with the Institute of Development Studies to better understand the links between food security, gender equality and...

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