Discuss three specific measures international aid agencies are implementing to respond to the nutrition
Instructions Yemen’s civil war, now well into its 6th year with no end in sight, is driving an already struggling country deeper into a hunger crisis. Children have suffered especially, with an estimated 2.3 million under the age of 5 acutely malnourished and living in near-famine conditions.
Yemen today is seen as the world’s worst humanitarian disaster. You are asked to comment on the nutrition situation and response in Yemen on behalf of an international aid agency. To complete the assignment, visit and explore the international aid agencies’ websites listed below to learn
more about the situation and nutrition response in Yemen. Then, answer the questions below. The facts: What you need to know about the crisis in Yemen (Mercy Corps)- https://www.mercycorps.org/blog/quick-facts-yemen-crisis#what-effect-COVID-19-having Acute malnutrition threatens
half of children under five in Yemen in 2021: UN (UNICEF)- https://www.unicef.org/press-releases/acute-malnutrition-threatens-half-children-under-five-yemen-2021-un UNICEF nutrition response (UNICEF)- https://www.unicef.org/yemen/nutrition Yemen Emergency (World Food Program)- https://www.wfp.org/emergencies/yemen-emergency Questions: Describe the nutrition situation in Yemen. What are three challenges
driving food insecurity and undernutrition in Yemen? Think of the basic and underlying factors of the undernutrition conceptual framework. Discuss three specific measures international aid agencies are implementing to respond to the nutrition and hunger crisis in Yemen.