IPC ACUTE MALNUTRITION ANALYSIS of Balochistan August 2019
|Post date||Tuesday, 3 December, 2019 - 11:23|
Acute malnutrition is affecting around 0.4 million under 5 children, more than half of all children age 6-59 months in the 14 drought affected districts of Balochistan, making it a major public health problem in these districts. Of the 14 drought affected districts, 1 district has extremely critical levels of acute malnutrition (IPC AMN Phase 5) while 11 have critical levels of acute malnutrition (IPC AMN Phase 4) and 2 are in Phase 3 with serious levels of acute malnutrition according to the IPC AMN scale. Around 396,000 of the approximately 738,000 children of age 6-59 months are suffering from acute malnutrition during the drought period of May-August. 2019.