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War on Gaza - War on Gaza
2/20/2024 11:41:00 PM
One in six children in Gaza City is acutely malnourished as Israel maintains a deadly blockade on all food, medicine, and fuel to tens of thousands of Palestinians, according to a UNICEF study, as the Israeli war on Gaza enters its 137th day and the US veto of a UN Security Council resolution leaves Gaza under continued Israeli assault.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
2/20/2024 11:58:13 AM
A study led by the U.N. children's agency found that one in six children in Gaza City is acutely malnourished as Israel maintains a deadly blockade on all food, medicine, and fuel to tens of thousands of Palestinians who refused to leave despite Israeli bombardment since 7 October.

World - War in Sudan
2/9/2024 3:02:32 PM
The war raging in Sudan could leave over 700,000 children severely malnourished this year, the UN said on Friday, warning tens of thousands could die unless aid was dramatically increased.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
2/4/2024 9:17:00 PM
The Israeli army intensified its bombing across Rafah, killing at least 127 Palestinians, including two children, as the deadly war on Gaza entered its 121st day. Simultaneously, Israeli forces attacked several parts of the occupied West Bank.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
1/19/2024 6:03:38 PM
The United Nations said Friday that thousands of babies had been born in conditions "beyond belief" in Gaza since the Israeli war on the strip erupted more than three months ago.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
12/19/2023 5:09:26 PM
Gaza is "the most dangerous place in the world" for a child, the UN children's agency spokesperson said Tuesday, expressing his rage at the situation there after returning from the Palestinian territory.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
12/1/2023 6:31:00 PM
The United Nations children's agency UNICEF condemned the resumption of fighting, saying: "Today, those in power have decided that the killing of children would recommence."

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
11/22/2023 11:00:07 PM
The head of the United Nations children's agency on Wednesday called the besieged Gaza Strip "the most dangerous place in the world to be a child," and said that the hard-won truce deal between Israel and Hamas was not enough to save their lives.

Life & Style - Health
11/7/2023 10:56:09 AM
Egypt's Ministry of Health and Population, in collaboration with UNFPA Egypt, WHO, and UNICEF, launched the country’s National Midwifery Strategy in early November, according to a statement from the ministry.

World - Africa
10/23/2023 10:30:55 PM
Three nurses care for a 10-year-old girl at a clinic treating dozens of patients in Kano, northern Nigeria, amid the country's worst diphtheria outbreak which has killed hundreds of people since the start of the year.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
10/22/2023 7:50:09 PM
The humanitarian situation for the 2.3 million Palestinians struggling to survive under the complete Israeli blockade on food, water, and fuel for two weeks in the Gaza Strip is reaching catastrophic levels — according to all reports from inside the strip as well as the UN and international aid organizations.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
10/22/2023 3:48:27 PM
The lives of at least 120 newborn babies in incubators in war-torn Gaza's hospitals are at risk as fuel runs out in the blockaded strip, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) warned on Sunday.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
10/14/2023 2:40:55 PM
The U.N. children’s agency is calling for an immediate cease-fire and humanitarian access into the Gaza Strip, saying hundreds of thousands of children and their families have started fleeing northern Gaza.

World - International
9/13/2023 11:14:28 AM
The Covid-19 pandemic caused a sharp slowdown in the fight to end child poverty, with 333 million children still living in extreme poverty, according to a report published Wednesday.

World - War in Ukraine
8/29/2023 5:09:30 PM
Years of disrupted schooling have left Ukrainian children struggling to learn language, maths and reading skills in the wake of the pandemic and Russia's invasion, the United Nations warned Tuesday.

World - International
8/25/2023 5:36:03 PM
The United Nations children’s agency on Friday warned that a year on from Pakistan's devastating floods, an estimated 4 million children continue to need humanitarian assistance and access to essential services as a shortage of funds remains a hurdle in recovery.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
8/15/2023 9:38:01 PM
A broader range of perspectives must be heard if fear-mongering and the suppression of inconvenient truths are not to push us towards the wrong solutions to the world’s problems.

Egypt - Society
8/13/2023 7:47:54 PM
According to a recent review of the industry, UNICEF Egypt's Head of Education Shiraz Shakra listed the top three obstacles facing Egypt's educational system on Sunday, emphasizing the need to give these issues top priority and improve education in Egypt to make it more accessible, egalitarian, and of high quality.

World - International
7/14/2023 3:30:38 PM
Some 289 children are known to have died in the first half of 2023 while trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe, the United Nations said Friday.

Life & Style - Health
7/5/2023 8:57:02 PM
Around 18 million doses of the first malaria vaccine will be delivered to 12 African countries by 2025, the World Health Organization, UNICEF and the Vaccine Alliance said Wednesday.

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