United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned threatening the lives and futures of thousands of children in Mali

9 October 2017 – A nutrition crisis, exacerbated by continuing violence, instability and displacement, is threatening the lives and futures of thousands of children in Mali, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned today. A report published today shows that an estimated 165,000 children are expected to suffer from severe acute malnutrition across the country in 2018.