Even though billions of doses of vaccines for children across 100 countries around the world were supplied in 2016, millions of children " especially those in conflict zones " still miss out on lif

NEW YORK, April 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A Saudi Arabian charitable foundation said on Monday it will give $50 million to the United Nations children's agency to help eliminate measles, th

UNITED NATIONS New York (Xinhua) -- Nearly 1.4 million children are at the risk of starvation in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen with famine looming, said the United Nations Children’s Fund

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Wednesday that Boko Haram terrorists have destroyed 75 percent of the water infrastructure in the Northeast Nigeria.

Since famine was declared in parts of South Sudan a month ago, the United Nations children’s fund, UNICEF and partners have provided live-saving assistance to more than 145,000 people.

Severe malnutrition may claim the lives of 1.4 million children from Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen this year if urgent steps are not taken.

New York/Dakar/Nairobi/Amman — Water shortages, inadequate sanitation, poor hygiene practices and disease outbreaks are posing an additional threat to severely malnourished children in northeast Ni

Nairobi — The onset of a severe drought in 2016 has hit arid and semi-arid regions in Kenya, affecting over 2.7 million people.

The court urged bigger NGOs such as Tata Trust and others to come forward with suggestions, expertise and financial assistance.

As a result of the drought, a total of 174,000 children are not attending school in the affected counties, and 1,274 schools have no access to water, affecting 246,000 children.

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