How is this crisis affecting Zambia?
- Early signs of worsening malnutrition in a region that already suffers from high rates of chronic famine.
- Many children drop out of school due to hunger.
- Severe malnourishment can impair growth and mental development of children under the age of five.
Who is most at risk?
- young children
- nursing mothers
- the elderly
- those living with tuberculosis and/or HIV and AIDS