STEPS TO STOP MALNUTRITION

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STORY: STEPS TO STOP MALNUTRITIONDATELINE: Sept. 4, 2011LENGTH: 0:03:57LOCATION: NEW YORKINTRO:As more Somali refugees come to the camps in Ethiopia, 1 in 5 newly-arrived Somali children was suffering from malnutrition. Besides, as Lifestyles finds out, not only the necessity of health, but also many educational stuff are in high demand!***PKG*** United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) spokesperson Adrian Edwards told a briefing in Geneva Friday that at the Kobe camp in the Dollo Ado area one in five newly-arrived Somali children was suffering from severe acute malnutrition.SOUNDBITE:(ENGLISH) ADRIAN EDWARDS, UNHCR SPOKESMAN"At the Kobe camp, in the Dollo Ado area, medical screening of new arrivals is recording severe acute malnutrition among 19 percent of children. At nearby Hilaweyn, the rate is 16 percent while in Melkadida and Bokolmanyo the rates are 10 and seven percent respectively. In July you may recall we spoke about our concerns at the acute malnutrition in Dol Powered by www.newslook.com Producer : Xinhua News Agency

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