Food Crisis Threatens Children’s Lives
In a new report by the international charity, Save our Children, the Nigeria Director of Save our Children, Mr. Ben Foot, says that the lives of hundreds of children are at risk from hunger. This comes as the Insurgence continues to wreak havoc in the region.
And the charity Save the Children monitored the health of children under the age of five for several months and found that almost half of them were acutely malnourished. In remote areas, this figure could be even higher. Often, the children also suffered from life-threatening illnesses like pneumonia, malaria and diarrhea, and. “For some cases this may be the second or third time they have fought malnutrition, so their immune systems are already severely weakened