UN agency needs $81m to save Malawi from food crisis

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Dr Chancy Ndhlovu , examining sick IDP patient in Bangula FP primary school Bangula, Malawi.

UN agency needs $81m to save Malawi from food crisis


More than 2.8 million people in Malawi will face hunger in the coming months in the worst food crisis in a decade, where a staggering four out of every 10 children suffer from stunting, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) warned.

“People in some affected districts have already started selling their livestock to make ends meet,” WFP said in a press release. “Women are also engaging in more firewood and charcoal selling, which degrades the environment and further aggravates the fragil...


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