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News Topic - UNICEF

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Lake Chad Basin: Boko Haram-induced crisis is 'children's crisis,' UNICEF warns Years of violence by Boko Haram in Africa's Lake Chad basin, which includes Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger, have led to a worsening humanitarian crisis that has displaced 1.4 million children and left at least one million still trapped in hard-to-rea
UN News Centre | 18 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
JBI Studios Dubs Beloved Series Upin & Ipin Into US English, Spanish & Arabic; Production Company Les' Copaque Released Series on YouTube Upin & Ipin is currently in its tenth season in Malaysia, where it enjoys a large following and has won numerous awards, including being named UNICEF Malaysian National Ambassadors in 2013. [PR.com]
PR.com | 21 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
UN: 475,000 children at risk in Lake Chad area At least 49,000 in Nigeria's Borno state will die of malnutrition this year if they do not receive help, UNICEF warns.
Al Jazeera | 23 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Without aid, 49,000 children will die this year in northeast Nigeria - UN Nearly half a million children around Lake Chad face "severe acute malnutrition" due to drought and a seven-year insurgency by Islamist militant group Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria, UNICEF said on Thursday. Of the 475,000 deemed at risk, 49
Yahoo! News | Aug 25, 2016 07:40 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Central American child refugees continue to pour into the US In the first six months of 2016, UNICEF said almost 26,000 unaccompanied children were apprehended at the US-Mexican border.
The Christian Science Monitor | Aug 23, 2016 8:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UNICEF: Numbers of Latino Migrant Children Are 'Very High' The U.N. childrens agency warns the flow of migrant children from Central America to the United States continues at a high rate, despite the dangers of the journey and the risk of deportation. In a report released Tuesday, UNICEF says in the first six mon
Voice of America | Aug 23, 2016 8:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
To escape gangs and poverty, Central American children making risky journey to US — UNICEF The flow of refugee and migrant children seeking refuge from brutal gangs and stifling poverty in Central America and making their way to the United States shows no sign of letting up, despite the risks of being kidnapped, trafficked, raped, or killed on
UN News Centre | Aug 23, 2016 4:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Unaccompanied minors risk all to reach US New UNICEF report indicates most of the unaccompanied minors apprehended do not have access to legal representation.
Al Jazeera | Aug 23, 2016 11:38 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Photo of boy pulled from rubble reminder of 'unimaginable horrors' Syrian children face — UNICEF The heart breaking photograph of Omran Daqneesh, the little boy sitting alone in an ambulance with his face and body covered in blood and dirt after being pulled from a destroyed building has reminded the world, yet again, of the unimaginable horrors that
UN News Centre | Aug 19, 2016 9:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
South Sudan: Hundreds of children recruited into armed groups, reports UNICEF Reporting that 650 children have been recruited into armed groups in South Sudan since January, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNCEF) called today for an immediate end to recruitment and an unconditional release of all children by armed actors.
UN News Centre | Aug 19, 2016 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend