At Least 80% of Zimbabwe's Children at Risk of Malnutrition

Zimbabwe is one of 10 countries where fewer than 20% of children receive a minimally adequate diet, further compromising their lifelong quality of life, according to the latest World Food Programme report. The southern African country remains in the grip of severe food insecurity, with millions of people already requiring humanitarian assistance due to prolonged drought, climate-related shocks, economic deterioration, and the situation is set to worsen as the COVID-19 pandemic spreads.

A mother homeschools her children in Shamva district, Zimbabwe, during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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