Children suffering dire drought across parts of Africa are ‘one disease away from catastrophe’ – warns UNICEF

PRESS RELEASE Children suffering dire drought across parts of Africa are ‘one disease away from catastrophe’ – warns UNICEF The number of drought-hit people in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia without reliable access to safe water has risen from 9.5 million to 16.2 million in the space of five months, meanwhile children in the Sahel also … Continued

Global hunger crisis pushing one child into severe malnutrition every minute in 15 crisis-hit countries

PRESS RELEASE Global hunger crisis pushing one child into severe malnutrition every minute in 15 crisis-hit countries Ahead of G7 summit, UNICEF appeals for US$1.2 billion to meet urgent needs of 8 million children at risk of death from severe wasting   UNICEF spokespersons are available for interview  Multimedia content available to download here NEW … Continued

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