Children Facing Starvation – IEDSP
Imagine being a mother or father watching your child grow weak before your eyes.
This is the reality for millions of parents around the world whose children suffer from acute malnutrition. More than just hunger, acute malnutrition is a life-threatening condition that can impair development, increase the risk of infection and disease, and rob children of the opportunity to live healthy, full lives.
Acute malnutrition affects around 50 million children each year and roughly 80 percent of them don’t have access to treatment. These dire statistics will only worsen as violence and famine overtake countries in need.
IEDSP staff know that steadfast and compassionate support can prevent the loss of young lives—and give families hope for the future. Go with us inside Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, three countries where courageous families and dedicated