Pakistan disasters aggravate malnutrition

Report finds more than a third of population undernourished, with natural disasters exacerbating problem.

    Economic hardships are making daily life a struggle for more and more people in Pakistan.

    More than one third of Pakistanis are malnourished, according to a recent report from the British charity Oxfam, which found Pakistan among the 21 most under-nourished countries in the world.

    Al Jazeera's Kamal Hyder, reporting from the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore, says natural disasters are exacerbating the problem.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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