Kids like Ghosson require immediate assistance.
When hosson was admitted to a hospital in Aden, Yemen that is supported by UNICEF, she was frail and in agony, suffering from severe malnutrition as well as a fever and chest infection. Ghosson received emergency care right away, with doctors attempting to stabilise her health and assist her in regaining weight. Before she could even leave the hospital, it took several days.
Ghosson is now healthy and able to grin, play, and hold out hope for a better future, but more than half of Yemen’s children continue to struggle with malnutrition. Every day is a challenge for many families around the nation who live in poverty and in displaced persons camps, and they depend on assistance to provide their kids with the most basic necessities like food, water, and medical care. You can contribute to a
Your donation will help save lives.
In Yemen, 50 percent of children under the age of five are acutely malnourished and in need of immediate assistance. On the ground, UNICEF is working to screen kids, deliver therapeutic meals that can save lives, and make sure kids get the health care and medical attention they need to get better. With so many families experiencing poverty and displacement, UNICEF is striving to make sure that the most vulnerable people receive humanitarian relief. No amount is too small to make a difference; donate today.
A little sachet (92g) of ready-to-use therapeutic food, which costs less than $1, can make the difference between life and death. These sachets are filled with the high-energy nutrients kids need to begin recovering from malnutrition, and since they can be consumed right away, there is no chance of contaminated water or improper preparation. UNICEF can help save lives every day by providing therapeutic food.
Give today to support UNICEF in Yemen
Your gift will enable UNICEF to keep screening millions of children and funding medical care in clinics it supports in disaster and conflict-affected nations like Yemen. The first step in our mission to save lives is preventive and screening, for which we have developed MUAC tapes (mid-upper arm circumference), a very straightforward but useful instrument.
Your contribution to war-torn nations like Yemen will enable kids to access nourishing therapeutic meals before it’s too late. 6.9 million children under the age of five were assessed for malnutrition by UNICEF in 2022. 376,588 of these youngsters were found to have severe acute malnutrition (SAM) and were admitted for treatment. Your gift enables the rapid distribution of cash where they are most required.
Your gift guarantees that kids will always have access to life-saving medical care and immunisations.