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‘It’s getting worse’: Fears raised over malnutrition in Nigeria

Medical workers in northeastern Nigeria are treating large numbers of children affected by malnutrition. The UN World Food Programme says an estimated 4.5 million people in the region are now in need of emergency food aid.

Medical workers in northeastern Nigeria are treating large numbers of children affected by malnutrition.

The UN World Food Programme says an estimated 4.5 million people in the region are now in need of emergency food aid.

Violence by the armed group Boko Haram and fighting with government forces has left 1.8 million people displaced.

Al Jazeera’s Mohamed Vall reports.