Lokupoi village in Uganda - Mother and child
Uganda March 2008
Man and woman at Lokupoi village in Moroto district, one of the areas worst affected by droughts and poor harvests since 2006. The malnutrition rates in Moroto and Nakapiripirit, two of the five districts in the region of Karamoja, are officialy above the emergency threshold (between 15 and 20% GAM). Poor sanitation also contributes to the low GAM levels.