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

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

60,000 North Korean Children May Starve as Sanctions Slow Aid: UNICEF

60,000 North Korean Children May Starve
An estimated 60,000 children face potential starvation in North Korea, where international sanctions are exacerbating the situation by slowing aid deliveries, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

UN Agencies: Global Hunger Rises for First Time in Decade

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Global hunger levels have risen for the first time in more than a decade, now affecting 11 percent of the world’s population, as conflict, climate change and economic woes bite, UN agencies said.

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Acute malnutrition surges in Somalia children: UNICEF

Some 1.4 million children in drought-hit Somalia are projected to suffer acute malnutrition this year, 50 percent more than estimated in January, the U.N. Children's Fund (UNICEF) said Tuesday.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

11 million people in urgent food need in drought-hit Northeast Africa: UN agencies

Some 11 million people are in urgent need of food assistance in drought-plagued Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia, regional representatives of the UN Children's Agency (UNICEF) and the World Food Program (WFP) said on Tuesday.

Sunday, March 12, 2017

UN Warns of Greatest Crisis in Decades: More than 20 Million Facing Starvation

The world is facing the largest humanitarian crisis since 1945, the UN's humanitarian chief told the international body on Friday.

Wednesday, March 23, 2016


Η πρόσβαση σε πόσιμο νερό ήταν μία από τις μεγαλύτερες επιτυχίες των Αναπτυξιακών Στόχων της Χιλιετίας, δηλώνει η UNICEF εν όψει της Παγκόσμιας Ημέρας Νερού, αλλά για 748 εκατομμύρια ανθρώπους σε όλο τον κόσμο, η πρόσβαση και μόνο σε αυτό το ζωτικό αγαθό εξακολουθεί να αποτελεί πρόκληση.

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Africa's El Niño drought threatens millions

Nearly 1 million children need treatment for severe malnutrition in eastern and southern Africa due to a drought that is putting millions more at risk of hunger, water shortages and disease, the UN children's agency said yesterday.

Sunday, September 06, 2015

Saturday, May 02, 2015

‘No possibility’ of finding more Nepal quake survivors

Nepal's government ruled out the possibility Saturday of finding more survivors buried in the rubble from last weekend's massive earthquake as it announced the death toll had risen to 6,621.

Monsoons could bring disease, a second crisis, to earthquake-hit Nepal (UNICEF)

There is only "a small window of time" for relief workers in Nepal to put in place measures to protect people from deadly disease outbreaks, a senior United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) official said on Saturday.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

UN allocates $15 million in emergency funds for Nepal earthquake response

UN,  28 April 2015 In response to severe devastation caused by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake and many strong aftershocks that have hit Nepal since 25 April, the United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator today released $15 million through the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to enable humanitarian aid organizations to rapidly scale up operations and provide immediate assistance to people in desperate need.

Monday, April 27, 2015

UN responds to destruction, displacement in wake of Nepal earthquake

UN, 26 April 2015 – The United Nations relief wing said today that at least 2,200 people have died and over 5,800 are injured as a result of a 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

22 ΜΑΡΤΙΟΥ/Παγκόσμια Ημέρα Νερού: 1.800 παιδιά πεθαίνουν κάθε μέρα λέει η UNICEF

Περίπου 2.000 παιδιά ηλικίας κάτω των πέντε ετών πεθαίνουν κάθε μέρα σε παγκόσμιο επίπεδο από διαρροϊκές ασθένειες και από αυτούς τους θανάτους περίπου 1.800 συνδέονται με το νερό και την υγιεινή.

Τα παραπάνω επισημαίνει σε ανακοίνωσή της η UNICEF, με αφορμή τον εορτασμό της Παγκόσμιας Ημέρας Νερού, που είναι στις 22 Μαρτίου, και καλεί τις κυβερνήσεις, την κοινωνία των πολιτών και τους πολίτες να θυμούνται ότι πίσω από τα στατιστικά στοιχεία βρίσκονται τα πρόσωπα των παιδιών.

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