Global hunger continues to rise, new UN report says

PRESS RELEASE   Global hunger continues to rise, new UN report says 821 million people now hungry and over 150 million children stunted, putting hunger eradication goal at risk 11 September 2018, Rome – New evidence continues to signal that the number of hungry people in the world is growing, reaching 821 million in 2017 … Continued

Somalia: Malnutrition and disease rise sharply among children as famine looms

MOGADISHU/NAIROBI/GENEVA/NEW YORK, 30 March 2017 – As the spectre of famine hangs once again over Somalia, early numbers show an increasing number of children suffering from severe acute malnutrition (SAM) and cholera or acute watery diarrhoea (AWD) — a combination that killed many children in the famine of 2011. More than 35,400 children suffering from … Continued

UNICEF report warns half a million children could starve in Ethiopia

Photos, BROLL video and report available for download here: http://uni.cf/29w1son Major new UNICEF report shows: In Ethiopia, 10.2 million people, including 6 million children face severe food insecurity – half a million children face starvation. El Niño weather event is over, for now, but its impact on children is set to worsen as disease and … Continued

Children will bear the brunt of climate change: UNICEF

More than half a billion children live in areas with extremely high flood occurrence 160 million live in high drought severity areas NEW YORK/GENEVA, 25 November 2015 – More  than half a billion children live in areas with extremely high flood occurrence and 160 million in high drought severity zones, leaving them highly exposed to … Continued