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Libyan Newswire

UNICEF: Millions of Children Suffer Because of Conflict in Yemen, Syria and Libya

Tripoli-The UN children organisation UNICEF has said that 16 million children under 5 were suffering malnutrition in the Middle East and North Africa, particularly because of conflicts in Libya, Syria, Yemen and Sudan. The organisation denounced the 'appalling affect of conflicts on children in these four countries, indicating that despite improvements, children nourishment in the Middle East and North Africa since 2000 was worsening or heading to stagnation. It added that children were suffering different forms of malnutrition due to conflicts in Syria, Yemen, Libya and Sudan, indicating that more than 16 million under age of 5 had no access to nourishing food.

Source: Libya News Agency