At least 40 per cent of Pakistan children have stunted growth a year after devastating floods. The futures of a generation of children in Pakistan remain “seriously compromised” a year after devastating floods, with an estimated 40 per cent of children suffering from stunted growth.
After fleeing horrific violence in Sudan's West Darfur, refugees are arriving to Chad traumatized and with children who are often malnourished. Zeinab escaped to Chad with her two children after armed men attacked her home in El Geneina and killed her husband.
Protesters smashed windows of banks in the Lebanese capital Beirut this past week as the currency hit a new low against the dollar. The Lebanese lira has lost about 97 percent of its value, and more than 80 percent of the population live below the poverty line. Millions of people are struggling to make ends meet amid the financial turmoil.