UN agency says that of the total number of children of Africa facing hunger, nearly two million across Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia require urgent treatment for severe acute malnutrition.
Bodies were recovered in two areas of the mountainous Cianjur district where landslides triggered by Monday’s 5.6-magnitude earthquake brought waves of mud, rocks and broken trees, rescue officials say.
Both were convicted of espionage in October 2016 and sentenced to 10 years in prison.
UNICEF expresses concern over the increase in measles deaths as the southern African country confirms at least 700 fatalities from the disease since this April.
The bombardment came just days after fighting erupted on Tigray's southern border between government forces and rebels, ending a five-month truce.
Since March, "more than 190,000 people, half of them children, have been forced to leave their villages in the Rutshuru and Nyiragongo areas" of North Kivu province, says UN's children's agency.
Led by the United Nations, a group of organisations have come up with a framework to help millions of boys and girls who have already been affected by climate change.
The percentage of children who received three doses of the vaccine against diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis fell five percentage points between 2019 and 2021 to 81 percent.
The children lost contact following fierce fighting in Rutshuru territory between the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) and M23 rebels.
Indpendent journalist Dmitry Muratov is set to auction off his Nobel Peace Prize, donating all proceeds to UNICEF in an effort to help Ukrainian children affected by Russia's offensive.
The global body underlined that thousands of residents of the conflict-hit northern suburbs have been forced to flee their homes and take refuge with relatives or in temporary shelters such as churches and schools.
Routine vaccination in Lebanon has dropped by 31 percent, leaving a vast number of children vulnerable to disease, according to a new UN report.
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