14.8 million people in Turkey suffer from undernourishment: UN report

Some 14.8 million out of 82.3 million people in Turkey have insufficient food consumption as of June 6, according to United Nations (UN) World Food Programme Hunger Map Live.

Compared to the three months ago, 410,000 more people in the country suffer from undernourishment, whereas compared to the last month, 60,000 more people cannot consume sufficient amount of food.

The data showed that 1.7 percent of children in the country suffer from “acute malnutrition,” while another 6 percent from “chronic malnutrition.”

The province that had the percentage of people suffering from undernourishment was Şırnak.