Across West Africa, crops have failed and food prices are rising. Without a reliable food source, children are simply not getting enough food to eat. Chad is just one of the countries affected.
Preventing hunger-related illness before it happens is much cheaper than treating it. Here, a UNICEF-supported health worker is looking for early signs of malnutrition by measuring a child’s height.
© UNICEF/NYHQ2011-2162/Patricia Esteve