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Tackling malnutrition for a better Bangladesh with the support of the SBN

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Country Network

* Originally published by the SUN Business Network Since joining the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement in 2012, the People’s Republic of Bangladesh has been resolutely committed to addressing the nutritional needs of their population. Now, with 137 private sector members and a dynamic, enthusiastic team...

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Urgent scaling up of emergency response needed as Somalia faces acute food insecurity crisis

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

Over 2.6 million people in Somalia are expected to be in extreme food insecurity according to the latest joint technical assessment released by the Food Security and Nutrition Analysis Unit (FSNAU) of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS...

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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...

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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...

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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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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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