The faces of the children suffering from severe malnutrition in Afghanistan | ITV News

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These children are among millions in Afghanistan who are suffering from malnutrition as food, work and vital medicines become scarce for families across the country.

The Red Cross and the Red Crescent predict that 3.2 million children under the age of five in the country will suffer from acute malnutrition by the end of the year.

A combination of the Taliban’s takeover, a life-threatening, prolonged drought and the Covid-19 pandemic has created a “ticking time bomb”, said the charities.

ITV News can show the faces of nine children whose families have travelled up to hundreds of miles in a desperate bid to get them life-saving treatment.

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