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Conflict In CAR Leaves Health Facilities, Agriculture In Disarray, Leading To High Child Malnutrition Rates

Thomson Reuters Foundation: FEATURE-Children face “staggeringly high” hunger in conflict-hit Central African Republic
“…Across the Central African Republic, up to 60 children die every day due to malnutrition, according to aid organization Action Against Hunger (ACF), which runs [a local hospital nutrition] unit. Three years of conflict have damaged many health facilities or left them empty and disrupted farming in a country where three in four people rely on agriculture to survive…” (Dear, 6/30).

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