Democratic Republic of the Congo
Democratic Republic of Congo Shipment Due:
Vessel: Maersk Visby S028
900 boxes of RUTF arrived in Democratic Republic of Congo this week!. This is the 17th shipping container for Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF) that we have shipped to malnourished children in Africa.
- Some 6.3 million people here in Democratic Republic of Congo are food-insecure and half of the children under five years are chronically malnourished.
- A survey conducted in 2013 showed that, in North Kivu, six people out of ten people are food- insecure, as against three out of ten two years ago.
- Global Acute Malnutrition Rating (GAM): 11%
Info courtesy: World Food Programme (WFP) & Food & Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
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