2.5 million Children and mothers in Afghanistan face malnutrition
Kabul – Afghanistan (PMG)
Reporter: Moner Mukhtar
The UNICEF office in Afghanistan has announced that at least 2.5 million mothers and children are at risk of malnutrition this year. The UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, said: “2 million children under the age of 5 and 385,000 pregnant women are severely deprived of health and food security in Afghanistan.”
UNICEF newsletter: “The assessment and calculation of the status of pregnant and lactating women in the 22 provinces of the country have taken place, the drought last year and the drought effects in 2019 will lead to healthy food for women and children in Afghanistan Is still at risk.”
According to the United Nations Children’s Fund’s report, at least 600,000 children in Afghanistan are currently seriously threatened with malnutrition, and today the effects of diarrhea in 26 children die.