Shockingly high malnutrition rates in Kassala and Red Sea states – UN OCHA

[See page 2-3.] … The global acute malnutrition (GAM) rates in Kassala and Red Sea states are 15.2 and 20.2 per cent respectively, both of which exceed the emergency threshold of 15 per cent. The two states also have stunting levels classified as very high and severe acute malnutrition (SAM) classified as above the crisis level. In Red Sea State, nearly 30 per centof mothers of children 0-5 years are under-nourished, according to FAO…

Source: OCHA Sudan Weekly Humanitarian Bulletin – OCHA_Sudan_Weekly_Humanitarian_Bulletin_Issue_37_(7_-_13_September_2015).pdf

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