46% of Yemen’s Children under Age of Five Suffer from Stunting
A report issued, on Sunday, by the Ministry of Human Rights in Yemen revealed the death of 65 children under the age of five out of a thousand children.
The report pointed out that the death of 400 thousand children under the age of five died from severe acute malnutrition, while 2 million and 900 thousand children were malnourished out of 5 million and 366 thousand children.
The report also added that a child dies every 10 minutes due to diseases associated with malnutrition and epidemics, where data indicate that 86% of children under the age of five suffer from one type of anemia, while 46% of them suffer from stunting.
The report indicated that about the number of diseases and epidemics that have spread since the war on Yemen on March 26, 2015, and until the end of November 2019, including measles, malaria, dengue fever, meningitis, liver and other diseases.
According to the Ministry of Human Rights