690 million children at risk from climate change: UNICEF

Nov 24, 2015

690 million children at risk from climate change: UNICEF

Nearly 690 million of the world’s 2.3 billion children live in areas most exposed to climate change, facing higher rates of death, poverty and disease from global warming, the U.N. children’s agency said Tuesday. Almost 530 million children live in countries hardest-hit by high ...

Jul 9, 2015

UNICEF warns of child deaths in North Korea drought

A serious drought in North Korea requires urgent action to prevent the deaths of children already weakened by widespread malnutrition, the U.N. children’s fund, UNICEF, warned Thursday. “The situation is urgent. But if we act now — by providing urgently needed expertise and pre-positioning ...