Pakistan

Tackling a nutrition crisis in southern Sindh

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Sindh, Pakistan: Child receives nutrition treatment at a centre in Tharparkar. © WFP/Amjad Jamal

A severe drought and limited access to health services has led to a nutrition crisis in the Tharparkar region of south-east Pakistan. This year alone, more than 200 people including many children have died due to malnutrition-related causes in the region. An estimated 44 per cent of children under five are suffering from chronic malnutrition.

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