1.1 - Case studies

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1.1 - Case studies
1 Food shortages in Kenya, Wajir district, 2005/06
1.1 Droughts across Kenya affect food production
1.1.1 Declared a national disaster by the president
1.2 Wajir district in North-East one of the worst affected
1.3 Estimated 4 million in need of food aid across Kenya
1.3.1 2.5 million of these people in the Wajir district
1.4 On average 1 child/ week dies in Wajir's theraputic feeding centre
1.5 December 2005 - Kenya appeal for $150 million in aid to save lives in the North-East
1.5.1 UK pledge £3 million - total £12.7 million
1.5.1.1 1/3 of aid will go to transporting food - the rest towards water
1.6 World food programme (WFP) estimated that 11 million people across the 'horn' of Africa are in need of food aid
1.6.1 Kenya - 4 mill
1.6.2 Somalia - 1.4 mill
1.6.3 Ethiopia - 1.75 mill
1.6.4 Djibouti - 60,000
2 Institute of Medicine report on obesity in USA - Sept 2009
2.1 In the US 16.3% of children and people between 12 and 19 are obese
2.2 Over last 3 decades obesity prevalence increased
2.2.1 5% - 12.4% among children 2 - 5
2.2.2 6.5% - 17% among 6 - 11 yr olds
2.2.3 5% - 17.6% among 12 - 19 yr olds
2.2.4 Prevalence so high life expectancy reduced + overall quality of life will diminish in today's generation of children
2.2.4.1 Obese more likely to develop high cholesterol and diabetes at younger age
2.3 Acting locally
2.3.1 Local govts positioned to promote behaviours that will help children maintain healthy weights
2.3.2 Requires involvement from govt officials - mayors, commissioners + other leaders of counties, cities or towns

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