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News Topic - UNICEF

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Syria: After week of 'horrific' incidents, UNICEF calls for end to all violence against children In a week marked by the brutal on-camera murder of a 12-year-old boy in Aleppo and the killing of more than 20 children killed during air strikes in Manbij, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has called for an immediate end to all forms of viol
UN News Centre | Jul 21, 2016 6:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UNICEF calls for urgent action to protect girls, women from sexual violence A key adviser to the United Nations children's agency today decried the culture of impunity surrounding sexual violence against women and girls around the world, following a recent case of gang rape in India.
UN News Centre | Jul 20, 2016 11:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Cholera Outbreak Suspected in Beleaguered South Sudan Dozens of people have fallen ill with suspected cholera in South Sudan, a nation already beseiged by civil unrest, the United Nations said. UNICEF said the main hospital in Juba, admitted 69 new cases Wednesday, bringing the total number of people being t
Voice of America | Jul 20, 2016 10:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Quarter of a million children starving in Boko Haram's home state in Nigeria: UNICEF Just under a quarter of a million children in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno, where an insurgency waged by jihadists Boko Haram has disrupted trade and healthcare, suffer from life-threatening malnourishment, UNICEF said on Tuesday. The U.N. childr
Yahoo! News | Jul 19, 2016 2:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UNICEF: 11 Dead in Suspected South Sudan Cholera Outbreak UNICEF says 11 people have died in a suspected cholera outbreak in South Sudan. The organization said Tuesday there are 72 suspected cases so far, including 36 in the capital, Juba. Others are in Bor and Terekeka counties. South Sudan's Health Ministry ha
Voice of America | Jul 19, 2016 1:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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11 dead in suspected South Sudan cholera outbreak: UNICEF UNICEF says 11 people have died in a suspected cholera outbreak in South Sudan.
KTEN.com | Jul 19, 2016 11:26 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Denison, Texas
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Book Haram Has Left 250,000 Children Suffering from Severe Malnourishment Almost 1 in 5 children in a area formerly occupied by the terror group will die if they do not receive treatment, a new UNICEF report says
Time.com | Jul 19, 2016 04:43 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Northeast Nigeria food crisis could be worse than thought: UN Two million people in need of assistance in Boko Haram-hit northeast Nigeria are cut off from help, the UN said on Tuesday, warning the scale of a food crisis could be worse than thought. The UN children's agency UNICEF said on July 1 that 250,000 ch
Yahoo! News | Jul 19, 2016 12:54 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Nigeria Boko Haram: Children starving, warns Unicef Almost a quarter of a million children in parts of Nigeria's Borno state formerly controlled by Boko Haram are severely malnourished, the UN children's agency says.
BBC News | Jul 18, 2016 11:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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HIV/AIDS still top killer of African adolescents HIV/AIDS remains the leading cause of death among Africans aged between 10 and 19, UNICEF chief Anthony Lake said Monday at the start of a major international conference on the virus. "Despite remarkable global progress in tackling the HIV/AIDS pande
Yahoo! News | Jul 18, 2016 12:33 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend