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added, ”Without immediate funding, at least half of the existing feeding centres we support will not have the food and supplies needed to continue operating at a time when we should be increasing coverage.“ Global acute malnutrition rates in Somalia are above the WHO emergency threshold levels and when combined with low immunisation coverage, poor hygiene and lack of access to safe water, the impact on the children of Somalia is devastating. Funds to Save Lives According to Balslev Olesen, UNICEF requires at least US $ 5.8 million within the coming weeks to treat children at risk of dying from malnutrition. These funds will be used to keep 110 partner-operated feeding centres functional. In addition, to prevent deaths from cholera and diarrhoea, UNICEF needs at least US $ 3.1 million for safe water provision and hygiene promotion to over 200,000 internally displaced people along the Afgoye corridor. To complement these life-saving interventions, UNICEF needs funds to ensure that
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  • Summer '16
  • Ramon Wawire
  • Somalia, UNICEF, Humanitarian aid, Oral rehydration therapy

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