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Rohingya children refugees face hell on earth in Bangladesh camps: UNICEF

October 20, 2017 4:11 pm
Rohingya children refugees face hell on earth in Bangladesh camps: UNICEF

The United Nations children’s agency has warned of the dire conditions of Myanmarese refugee children in overcrowded and squalid refugee camps in Bangladesh. UNICEF said in a report that children, who make up 58 percent of the nearly 600,000 Rohingya Muslims who have been forced to flee violence and persecution […]

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About 10 million children need urgent help in Yemen: UNICEF

July 7, 2017 11:44 am
About 10 million children need urgent help in Yemen: UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has warned that nearly 10 million children in Yemen are in immediate need of humanitarian assistance as the Saudi-led war against the crisis-hit country continues. UNICEF’s Yemen office released a statement on its official Facebook page on Thursday, saying that most children in Yemen do […]

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100,000 children in dangerous conditions in Iraq’s Mosul: UNICEF

June 5, 2017 10:30 pm
100,000 children in dangerous conditions in Iraq’s Mosul: UNICEF

A displaced Iraqi man, who fled from fighting between government forces and Daesh terrorists, carries two children in western Mosul, Iraq, June 3, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) The UN has warned that children are bearing the brunt of the intensified fighting between government forces and the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group […]

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Nearly 30 million children across Arab world live in poverty: UNICEF

May 15, 2017 10:30 pm
Nearly 30 million children across Arab world live in poverty: UNICEF

Yemeni children walk holding plastic containers to fill with water in an impoverished coastal village on the outskirts of the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah, April 17, 2017. (Photo by AFP) A study conducted by the United Nations children’s agency has found that one in four children in the Arab […]

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2016 worst year ever for Syrian children: UNICEF

March 13, 2017 11:12 am
2016 worst year ever for Syrian children: UNICEF

Two Syrian children stand by in front of the rubble of a destroyed house in the northern Syrian town of al-Bab, after Turkish-backed forces announced its recapture from Daesh on March 7, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The United Nations children’s agency (UNICEF) says 2016 inflicted record death and misery on […]

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1.4 million children from four countries risk death from famine: UNICEF

February 21, 2017 10:30 pm
1.4 million children from four countries risk death from famine: UNICEF

A woman holds her 11-month-old grandson who suffers from acute malnutrition and respiratory distress at a clinic run by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in Aweil, South Sudan, October 11, 2016. (Photo by AFP) The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has warned that some 1.4 million children suffering from severe malnutrition could die […]

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UNICEF: 23,000 child refugees risk death in Europe cold snap

January 20, 2017 8:30 pm
UNICEF: 23,000 child refugees risk death in Europe cold snap

A Syrian refugee girl holds her younger sister while walking back to their shelter at the refugee camp of Ritsona about 86 kilometers north of Athens, Greece, January 11, 2017. (Photo by AP) The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has warned that more than 23,000 child refugees are at risk […]

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About 400,000 Syrian child refugees in Turkey out of school: UNICEF

January 19, 2017 10:30 pm
About 400,000 Syrian child refugees in Turkey out of school: UNICEF

File photo shows Syrian refugee children attend a class at a school in Turkey’s Sanliurfa Province near the Syrian border. (Photo by AFP) The United Nations children’s agency, UNICEF, says nearly 400,000 Syrian child refugees living in Turkey are currently out of school and at risk of becoming a “lost generation.” […]

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UNICEF says Saudi campaign has killed 1,400 Yemeni kids

January 11, 2017 10:30 pm
UNICEF says Saudi campaign has killed 1,400 Yemeni kids

A Yemeni girl walks past a damaged building as she arrives at her school that was hit by a Saudi airstrike, December 27, 2016. (Photo by AFP) The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says nearly 1,400 children have been killed in the ongoing deadly Saudi campaign against Yemen. Meritxell Relano, […]

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Some 400,00 children at risk of starvation in Nigeria: UNICEF

December 14, 2016 10:30 pm
Some 400,00 children at risk of starvation in Nigeria: UNICEF

A doctor attends to a malnourished child at a refugee camp in Yola, Nigeria. (Photo by AP) The UN children’s fund has warned that nearly half a million kids may face starvation this year in northeast Nigeria, which is gripped by a devastating humanitarian crisis created by Boko Haram terrorist […]

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About 500,000 kids living under siege in Syria: UNICEF

November 27, 2016 6:30 pm
About 500,000 kids living under siege in Syria: UNICEF

A Syrian man evacuates children from a school hit by militant rocket fire in the Furqan neighbourhood of the government-held western Aleppo, on November 20, 2016. (Photo by AFP) The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) estimates that almost half a million kids are living in 16 besieged areas across Syria, which […]

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UNICEF frees 876 children held for possible Boko Haram ties

October 29, 2016 1:41 pm
UNICEF frees 876 children held for possible Boko Haram ties

Children at IDP Camp, PHOTO: NAN The UN has negotiated the release of nearly 900 children detained by Nigeria’s army and security forces after they have retaken land from Boko Haram militants, a senior official said. The 876 children had been held in the barracks in Maiduguri, UNICEF’S Regional Director […]

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UNICEF helps free 876 kids held by Nigeria for possible Boko Haram ties

October 28, 2016 7:40 pm
UNICEF helps free 876 kids held by Nigeria for possible Boko Haram ties

In this photo released by the Nigeria State House, freed Chibok school girls sit during a meeting with Nigeria Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in Abuja,, Nigeria, October 13, 2016. (Photo by AP) The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has negotiated the release of scores of children held in detention by […]

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Child abuse : every 7 seconds, a girl younger than 15 gets married

October 12, 2016 10:30 am
Child abuse : every 7 seconds, a girl younger than 15 gets married

Indian Muslim brides at a mass wedding where 80 couples got married in Ahmadabad. More than 700 million girls today were married before their 18th birthday, according to UNICEF data. Photo / AP One girl under the age of 15 gets married every seven seconds, according to a new report […]

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The United Nations Children’s Fund says 50 million children uprooted worldwide

September 7, 2016 5:09 am
The United Nations Children’s Fund says 50 million children uprooted worldwide

UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake (photo by AP) The United Nations Children’s Fund says some 50 million children have been “uprooted” across the globe, calling on world nations to show “compassion” for such minors. In a report titled “Uprooted: The Growing Crisis for Refugee and Migrant Children,” UNICEF said almost 50 […]

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