Alarming Number of Malnourished Children From Eastern Ghouta

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There are an alarming number of malnourished children that were forcefully displaced from eastern Ghouta. Almost 12% of children examined were malnourished.

UOSSM, along with other NGOs on the ground at the destination point, examined and tested all children that were displaced. The number of malnourished was high.

A total of 9828 children were tested and of those 903 children were diagnosed with acute malnutrition and 263 were diagnosed with severe malnutrition. 

This is just one group of almost 10,000 children. There are still over 150,000 besieged in Douma in eastern Ghouta. Please click here to read the full malnutrition report. 

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