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U.K. Announces New Aid Package To Treat, Prevent Malnutrition Among Yemeni Children

GOV.UK: New U.K. aid package to provide life-saving help to millions of Yemeni children at growing risk of famine
“The U.K. is providing a major new U.K. aid package to help screen, prevent, and tackle malnutrition in Yemen, Minister for the Middle East Alistair Burt announced today. … Today’s U.K. aid package will screen 2.2 million children under the age of five for malnutrition and provide urgent treatment for 70,000 of the most vulnerable children. … Last year U.K. aid support to UNICEF helped to successfully treat over 166,000 children for severe acute malnutrition and 1.4 million children for common illnesses. … Today’s U.K. aid package of a £96.5 million program will fund UNICEF to tackle malnutrition in Yemen over three years…” (10/16).

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