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12 Aug 2018 description

Action Against Hunger is empowering mothers like Elisabeth to use color-coded arm bands to detect their child's nutrition status – an effort that could help screen thousands more children for deadly malnutrition.

By: Lys Arango,
Roving Communications Officer,
Action Against Hunger

Elisabeth, 28, lives in Tupendane, a village two hours away from Isiolo, a small town in central Kenya. Until recently, she had never considered going to see a doctor.

22 Jul 2018 description

By: Lys Arango,
Roving Communications Officer,
Action Against Hunger

21 Aug 2017 description

New survey reveals alarming malnutrition rates in Turkana, East Pokot, Mandera, Samburu, and West Pokot

Nearly 73,000 children in Kenya are severely malnourished and at risk of dying from drought-related hunger unless urgent aid is made immediately available.

The warning comes as results from joint nutrition assessments conducted by the County Departments of Health and UNICEF, and nine aid organisations working on the ground— including Save the Children—are revealed.

20 Oct 2016 description

IN 2015, ACTION AGAINST HUNGER’S GLOBAL NETWORK SERVED 14.9 MILLION PEOPLE IN 47 COUNTRIES.