A hungry generation

In the conflict-ridden nation of Yemen, half the population is younger than 18 and malnourishment is severe. Nearly six of every 10 children age 5 or younger suffer from stunting, an indication that they have endured repeated cycles of illness and insufficient food. Read related article.

In the conflict-ridden nation of Yemen, half the population is younger than 18 and malnourishment is severe.
Sources: UNICEF’s “State of the World’s Children 2011”; WHO |. Graphic by The Washington Post. Published on January 8, 2012, 5:19 p.m.

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