Showing posts with label UNICEF. Show all posts
Showing posts with label UNICEF. Show all posts

Monday, August 9, 2021

27 children killed, 136 wounded in Afghanistan in past 2 days: UN

27 children killed, 136 wounded in Afghanistan

Rising violence in Afghanistan is taking a devastating toll on children, with 27 killed and 136 more wounded in the past two days alone, said the UN on Monday.

Saturday, June 9, 2018

UN: 1.25 Million Somali Children Face Acute Malnourishment after Floods

1.25 Million Somali Children Face Acute Malnourishment after Floods
The UN Children's Agency (UNICEF) said more than 1.25 million children are expected to be acutely malnourished this year because of flooding in Somalia.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

UNICEF Appeals for $17 Million to Rebuild Iraq Health Facilities

The United Nations Children's Fund UNICEF appealed on Wednesday for $17 million to help rebuild Iraq's health facilities, ahead of an international conference to support the country's reconstruction due to convene next week in Kuwait.

Sunday, December 31, 2017

UN decries ‘deepening catastrophe’ in Yemen after milestone 1,000 days of bloodshed

Yemen after milestone 1,000 days of bloodshed
Three-quarters of Yemenis, including over 11 million children, are in a desperate need of humanitarian aid while over a half are suffering dire food and water shortages, UN agencies are reporting, fearing the worst is yet to come.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

UNICEF Warns of Nutrition Crisis Affecting 165,000 Children in Mali

Nutrition Crisis Affecting 165,000 Children in Mali
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) warned that a nutrition crisis, exacerbated by continuing violence, instability and displacement, is threatening the lives and futures of thousands of children in Mali.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

World hunger on rise again due to conflicts, climate change in decade: UN report

World hunger on rise again due to conflicts, climate change in decade
Global hunger is on the rise again after steadily declining for more than a decade, affecting nearly 11 percent of the global population, largely due to conflicts and climate change, a UN report claimed on Friday.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Many young migrants crossing Med victims of abuse : UN

trying to migrate to Europe
More than three-quarters of children and young adults trying to migrate to Europe across the Mediterranean are victims of abuse on the dangerous journey, according to a UN report published today.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Children paying heaviest price as conflict in Yemen enters 3rd year, says UN

As the escalation of the conflict in Yemen enters its third year this week, the top UN humanitarian official has called on the parties to the conflict to commit to political dialogue and resolve the situation or risk an unending manmade crisis.

Sunday, January 15, 2017

UN reports on humanitarian aid provided to Aleppo residents

United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has contributed with access to water supply for over 700,000 people in Aleppo, while Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is providing assistance to refugees in Jibreen district, according to the report on the situation in Aleppo released by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) on Saturday.

Thursday, January 5, 2017

India Saves Almost 200 Children in Biggest Child Labor Bust

Indian police on Tuesday rescued nearly 200 children working in brick kilns in the southern state of Telangana, in one of the biggest operations contained within the government’s ongoing efforts to tackle child labor and trafficking.

Friday, July 1, 2016

3.6 mln Iraqi children at risk of increasing violence: UNICEF

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) warned on Thursday that 3.6 million Iraqi children need urgent action to protect their rights amid increasing violence in the country.

Monday, May 30, 2016

UNICEF alarmed at refugee, migrant deaths in Mediterranean

The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Sunday expressed alarm at the number of migrant and refugee deaths in the past week in the Central Mediterranean, many of whom were believed to be unaccompanied minors.

Thursday, May 5, 2016

UNICEF calls for better protection of children under revised EU asylum rules

As the European Union (EU) prepares for talks on the rules governing applications from people seeking protection in Europe, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Wednesday called for the interests and rights of children to be given greater priority.

Friday, November 20, 2015

European border restrictions endanger refugees, migrants, especially children, UN agencies warn

European restrictions on refugees and migrant movements after last week’s terrorist attacks in Paris, including national profiling, are endangering many, especially children, as the bite of winter takes hold, United Nations agencies warned today, calling on Governments to provide more reception centres and decent accommodation.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Syria refugee child labor a 'growing, dangerous problem'

A growing number of Syrian refugee children are being pushed into the labor market to support their families and exploited, often in dangerous conditions, said a report released Thursday.

Thursday, June 4, 2015

HRW asks UN to put Israel on child rights violators list. (Also calling for the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas)

Human Rights Watch on Thursday urged UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to add Israel to an annual "List of Shame" of children's rights violators, after more than 500 children were killed in the war in Gaza last year.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.