Top 10 Most Malnourished Nations In The World



Top 10 Most Malnourished Nations In The World


 

Month of October celebrates the World Food Day where it promotes an awareness to fight hunger and malnutrition. It is true that food is the primary need among the three human basic needs, but there are countries that have higher rate of malnourished people. This is a great indication that poverty is also a recurrent problem that has not been solved in those nations. Poverty and Malnourishment are always integrated or linked to each other because everyone could be fed well if there is a stable income or job that will sustain every household in the community. However, this immediate need is not address despite of the combined efforts of other humanitarian organization and association in the world since there distance limits them to reach those people to give provisions and assistance for them to be nourished and fed in a regular serving of meal in a day. Some of them would just eat if there are supplies that have been delivered from other countries. The ironic part of it, it would take months for them to really have a well-served meal, and at times water and crackers will do to sustain their needs. The increasing numbers of deaths have been reported in a yearly basis in countries where there are higher population of food starvation, and majority of them without even tasting the real meaning of delicious food, and even feasting in a bounty meal. Let us open our eyes to know these top 10 most malnourished nations in the world. This will serve as an eye opener to appreciate what we have on our table, take advantage of the every blessing that we receive that we could still eat three times a day, and find ways to help those people as well to alleviate their sufferings.

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10.  Angola

The major problem that caused malnourishment among the citizens in Angola especially to young kids is the post-civil war that they have experienced that resulted to malnourishment of kids, and made them susceptible to various diseases. In fact, the leading cause of mortality in Angola is not because of the after effect of the war, but because of th...

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9.  Cambodia

This is one of the poorest countries in Southeast Asia despite that it was known as a great empire in the history, but it fell from that state and has been experiencing serious hunger and malnourishment. In fact, based on the report, there are about 340 rural families that are being assisted through livelihood programs in order to decrease the grow...

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8.  Burundi

The common denominators of countries that are included on this list are the number of children who are greatly affected of the undernourishment because of lack of nutrition since there are insufficient supplies of food. The description given by UNICEF is that the people in Burundi are chronically malnourished. The level of prevalence affects childr...

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7.  Burkina Faso

UNICEF has described the condition of people in Burkina Faso when it comes to the level of their body nourishment as severe acute malnutrition which is recently issued this year. This is very alarming since it continuously growing because of the recurrent problem in the country which is the hunger gap because there are only two annual harvests. Som...

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6.  Rwanda

More than 50% of kids in this country are chronically malnourished especially to group of people who are considered poorest among the poor. Despite of great news that happened in Rwanda’s economy, it does not entail that it will also decrease the hunger and malnourishment which have been happening in the country for years. In fact, it has still r...

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5.  Mozambique

Poverty is the major cause of malnourishment found in the people in Mozambique. It is true that for more than two decades there is a far reaching improvement that happened, and the economy has been stabilized, but population is also growing especially the people who are living in impoverish state in rural areas which is about 70% from their total p...

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4.  Afghanistan

The recent reports that can be heard in most of the international channels, and other online portals have shown that one third of the children in Afghanistan population especially in the Southern part have been suffering from acute malnutrition. In fact, despite of the succor from the foreign countries in order to aid people from the famine that th...

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3.  Sierra Leone

According to latest report that majority of kids in this country who are under 5 are weighing two lbs which is really a clear indication that there is a serious malnutrition problem. In fact, there are over 300,000 children who are critically malnourished, which is the main reason why there is high percentage of infant illnesses and mortality rate ...

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2.  Ethiopia

Ethiopia may be a non-oil dependent in Africa, and based on the figures they have a stable economy, but there are external and uncontrollable factors that contribute to poverty ratio of the country. High population, series of droughts, high-tax, soil degradation, and poor infrastructure are hedging up the real growth of Ethiopia, and it results to ...

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1.  Nigeria

Africa still holds the highest number of malnutrition, and its concentrated now in Nigeria, and followed by Ethiopia. It is true that there is a family nutritional programme that that they have established in 2008, and it’s still ongoing, but 1/6 of the population of the country is suffering from chronic hunger wherein there are 3.8 million of ch...

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