One child is being admitted for medical treatment for malnutrition every minute in Somalia as severe drought threatens to cause the deaths of children on a scale not seen in half a century, a spokesperson for UNICEF said on Tuesday.
18 Jun 2022
The UN's children's agency reported that the amount of children fleeing conflict and other crises is the highest number on record. UNICEF says "cascading crises" are to blame.
9 Oct 2021
While the coronavirus pandemic has had a "significant" impact on children and adolescents' mental health, it is "just the tip of the iceberg," says UNICEF.
1 Jul 2021
There is a housing crisis taking place across many parts of Africa. A joint venture involving CDC Group – the UK government’s development finance institution – and the European building materials multinational LafargeHolcim, is 3D-printing houses and schools in a fraction of the time it would normally take.
Africa’s confirmed cases pass 3.1m – Africa CDC, Trump faces historic second impeachment vote and more
13 Jan 2021
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5 Jan 2021
More than 10m children will suffer from acute malnutrition in DRC in 2021 - UNICEF
9 Dec 2020
The forced closure of schools across the world has caused a "global learning crisis," UNICEF Germany has told DW. For this reason, schools should remain open.
7 Dec 2020
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Ibrahim Gambari resumes as Aso Villa CoS, attends first FEC meeting FG, Revises 2020 Budget Fundamentals
13 May 2020
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28 Jan 2020
UNICEF has published a report saying the region has seen a "significant increase of violence against children." The findings showed some 5 million kids now need humanitarian aid as conflict shows no signs of abating.
5 Dec 2019
UNICEF has released its US$ 4.2 billion 2020 emergency appeal to reach 59 million children with life-saving support in 64 countries across the globe.
17 Nov 2019
UNICEF’s Chief of Health, Sanjana Bhardwaj says solutions designed for maternal health must have women and children at the centre. While speaking to CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole about the latest UNICEF report on global child nutrition and maternal health, the UNICEF Chief maintained data gathering and evidence must be efficiently in unpacking health sector issues.