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Malnutrition In Vanuatu Is A Slow Acting Disaster Taking Children's Lives

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It's the single biggest contributor to child mortality in the Pacific

Emily Verdouw

Just over a year ago Cyclone Pam decimated the Pacific Island of Vanuatu.

As the country continues to rebuild, it is now also dealing with the effects of drought driven by El Nino -- the dry conditions stunting the growth of crops and availability of food, leading to severe acute malnutrition amongst the islands children.

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