A three-month-old baby is treated for severe acute malnutrition at the UNICEF-suppported Al-Sabeen Hospital in Sana’a, Yemen. © UNICEF/Ahmed Haleem
Over a million pregnant or breastfeeding women also expected to suffer from extreme malnutrition this year
About 400,000 children under the age of five are in danger of dying of acute malnutrition in war-torn and impoverished Yemen, UN agencies warned on Friday.
The agencies said half of those in the most vulnerable age bracket – or 2.3 million small children – are projected to suffer from severe malnutrition this year.
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