The nutritional situation in Yemen is still negatively affected, and is expected to deteriorate, due to the presence of about 190 districts that have been classified as having entered the fourth stage of the International Classification of Famine and some of them live in catastrophic conditions, an estimated 7.37 million people need services for treatment or reduction Outbreaks of malnutrition, including 2.9 million people in need of treatment for acute malnutrition. The most recent estimates of the prevalence of malnutrition shared by the nutrition group indicated that the GAM rate among children under five (U5) in the targeted areas was 27.1% and 31.2% among pregnant and lactating women.
ADO has been working hard to reduce malnutrition among children, pregnant and lactating women through the distributing nutrition commodities to moderate acute malnutrition and prevent them from reaching this state. Where beneficiaries reached 843,507 until April 2020
• Provide nutrition commodities to children under 5 and pregnant and lactating women with Moderate Acute Malnutrition (MAM) symptoms in a treatment program until they get cured
• Provide nutrition commodities for pregnant and lactating women and children under 2 years old endangered to get malnutrition in the preventive program.