UNICEF, WFP Launch Nutrition Screening Program In South Sudan To Combat Severe Malnutrition Among Children

U.N. News Centre: South Sudan: U.N. launches mass nutrition screening as hunger threatens lives of thousands of children
“The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have stepped up their activities in South Sudan after the recently released Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) [Thursday] revealed that nearly 237,000 children in the country are estimated to be suffering from severe acute malnutrition…” (10/29).