A woman feeds ready-to-use therapeutic food to her malnourished daughter, at the UNICEF-supported Routgouna Health Centre, in the town of Mirriah, Mirriah Department, Zinder Region.

Sahel Nutrition Crisis situation report 2

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23 April 2012 Situation overview An estimated one million children under 5 will suffer from severe acute malnutrition (SAM), or up to 1.5 million in the worst case scenario, and approximately 3 million children with moderate acute malnutrition (MAM).  The number of health centres with facilities for the treatment of severe acute malnutrition across the […]

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Sahel Nutrition Crisis situation report 1

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26 March 2012 Highlights A serious food and nutrition crisis is threatening the Sahel region of Africa, with over 10 million people facing food insecurity and over 1 million children are expected to suffer from severe acute malnutrition (SAM) in 2012, exacerbated by and complicating further needs in health, water and sanitation, protection, as well […]