Famine could claim 75,000 children in Nigeria, U.N. warns

Sep 29, 2016

Famine could claim 75,000 children in Nigeria, U.N. warns

As many as 75,000 children will die over the next year in famine-like conditions created by Boko Haram if donors don’t respond quickly, the U.N. Children’s Fund is warning. That’s far more than the 20,000 people killed in the seven-year Islamic uprising. The severity ...

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 ...