FILE - In this Tuesday, July 26, 2011 file photo, then seven month old Somali boy Minhaj Gedi Farah is treated in a field hospital of the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Dadaab, Kenya. A new report by Save the Children released Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2011 says that despite advances against hunger around the world, chronic childhood malnutrition remains largely overlooked and almost a half billion children are at risk of permanent damage over the next 15 years. (AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam, File)

1 in 4 children malnourished, global report says

  NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Almost half a billion children are at risk of permanent damage over the next 15 years because of chronic malnutrition, a report released Wednesday said, despite advances against hunger around the world. The Save the Children report said chronic malnutrition is a largely hidden crisis that affects one in four […]