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Malnutrition

From the Field

Africa hunger, famine facts: What you need to know

In the midst of all the conflicting headlines you see each day, you’ve probably heard about the Africa hunger crisis. Here are a few basic facts about drought, famine, malnutrition, and hunger in Africa as well as how you can help World Vision respond.

Voices

Food crisis in Kenya: 5 signs of hunger I’ve never seen

The East Africa food crisis is monstrous: affecting 25 million people and showing up in ways our writer and photographer team have never before seen. Today, our writer — Kari Costanza — gives you a first-hand snapshot of five ways that hunger is changing the lives of people in Turkana, Kenya.

Prayers

Matthew 25: Pray for the hungry

Hunger is a problem that has plagued humanity for millennia, and it continues to haunt us. Join us in prayer for the hungry and the people working to feed them.

Killing worms, gaining weight

Underweight and suffering from worms, 2-year-old Hnin needed more than a home remedy. The malnourished child needed medicine, nutrition, and hygiene help.

Special Features

Hunger 101

FEB 1, 2012 — Who’s hungry? Around the world, 925 million people — more than the populations of North America and South America combined — go hungry on a daily basis. Here are a few fast facts to help you grasp the severity of the problem.