By Julie Alipala
A three-year-old boy became the latest casualty of malnutrition and illnesses in evacuation centers here since the massive displacements resulting from the Moro National Liberation Front siege took place in September 2013.
Police say a 10-year-old boy has been found in filthy conditions in a locked bedroom at an Ontario home, where they allege he’d been held for up to two years.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is warning that up to a million people could face famine in conflict-torn South Sudan unless there is immediate action.
The malnutrition rate in the Cordillera remains high despite the region being among the top food producers in the country, government nutritionists and agriculture officials said.
To address malnutrition in the country, a lawmaker filed a bill assigning a nutrition officer in each province, city or municipality.