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Malnutrition alert for 400,000 DRC Kasai children

Conflict in central Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has put an additional 400,000 children at risk of severe acute malnutrition, the UN warned on Wednesday.

According to UNICEF, the UN Children’s Fund, more than a third of health centres in Central Kasai province have closed amid an escalation in violence between government troops and opposition militia that erupted last August.