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UNICEF USAVoice: South Sudan Declares Famine -- One Million Are On The Brink Of Starvation In the world's youngest country, 5.5 million people almost half the population will face severe food shortages this year. | 8 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
UN says 1.4 million African children at risk in famine: Why theres still hope More than a million children are at 'imminent risk' of death this year due to largely man-made famine in four African countries, UNICEF said on Tuesday.
The Christian Science Monitor | 15 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Boko Haram recruited 2,000 child soldiers in 2016: UNICEF Ed AdamczykFeb. 21 (UPI) -- The Nigerian insurgent group Boko Haram recruited 2,000 children to fight in 2016, a United Nations report released Tuesday said.
United Press International | 16 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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UN warns 1.4 million children face 'imminent death' from famine in Africa JOHANNESBURG The United Nations children’s agency is warning that almost 1.4 million children are at “imminent risk of death” as famine threatens parts of South Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen. The UNICEF announcement comes a day after
New York Post | 17 hours, 33 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from New York, New York
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UNICEF, French president urge protection for children of war PARIS (AP) Child soldiers, underage sex slaves, orphaned adolescent refugees France's president and UNICEF are urging the international community to do more to protect the more than 200 million children of today's conflict zones.
Rio Rancho Observer | 21 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Rio Rancho, New Mexico
'We cannot give up the fight' to end child recruitment, says UNICEF chief Even though over the past 10 years, more than 65,000 children have been released from armed forces and armed groups, tens of thousands of boys and girls under the age of 18 continue to be used in conflicts around the world, the United Nations Children'
UN News Centre | Feb 21, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Time running out' for 1.4 million children in 'man-made' crises in Africa, Yemen — UNICEF Almost 1.4 million children are at imminent risk of death due to severe acute malnutrition this year, as famine threatens in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, warned the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), urging prompt action to save them.
UN News Centre | Feb 21, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
One million Ukrainian children now need aid as number doubles over past year — UNICEF As the volatile conflict in eastern Ukraine enters its fourth year, one million children are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance – nearly double the number this time last year, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) reported today.
UN News Centre | Feb 17, 2017 4:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
1 million Ukrainian children need aid amid fighting, UNICEF says The humanitarian crisis comes as fighting in eastern Ukraine nears its third anniversary.
USA Today | Feb 17, 2017 10:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UNICEF launches $110 mn appeal for Sudan children The UN children's agency on Wednesday launched a $110 million appeal to help two million acutely malnourished children across Sudan, including hundreds of thousands living in conflict areas. UNICEF said Sudan is home to around 13 percent of all child
Yahoo! News | Feb 15, 2017 5:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend