• INFORM Risk Index: Children Under 5 vulnerability

    Understanding why and where humanitarian disasters are likely to occur is a fundamental step in saving lives and promoting sustainable development. The main focus of humanitarian organizations is people. And young children are among the most vulnerable people in a humanitarian crisis. As part of the Vulnerability dimension of the INFORM Risk Index (global risk assessment for humanitarian crises and disasters), the Health Condition of Children Under Five component is referred to with two indicators: malnutrition and mortality of children under 5. The risk score ranges from 0-10, where 10 is the highest risk.


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