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UNICEF doctor says Syrian children need life-saving Plumpy’Nut

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WFP, UNICEF aid cyclone victims in Yemen

The United Nations warned on Monday that Tropical Cyclone Megh is “causing significant damage” to homes and livelihoods in Yemen. The storm, with high winds and heavy rains, made landfall on Socotra Island on Sunday, killing six people and causing displacement of thousands.

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Civilians face starvation in South Sudan, UN demands access

The United Nations warned today that 30,000 people are “facing starvation and death” in war-torn South Sudan. The UNWorld Food Programme, UNICEF and the Food and Agriculture Organization are demanding immediate access to these starving war victims, who are in Unity State.

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Interview with Dr. Jennifer Morris on her book ‘The Origins of UNICEF’

All over the globe UNICEF, the United Nations Children’s Agency, is working to lift children out of desperation and poverty. At this very moment UNICEF is on the frontlines of today’s largest humanitarian emergencies, aiding children in war-torn Syria, Yemen, Iraq, and South Sudan.

The origins of UNICEF go all the way back to the World War II era. Dr Jennifer Morris, a professor at Mount St. Joseph University (MSJU), takes us inside this history in her new book The Origins of UNICEF.

In the following interview Dr. Morris talks about how she developed this work on the history of this famous humanitarian organization.

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UNICEF gives warning on Yemen

There is more alarming news coming from war-torn Yemen. UNICEF, the children’s relief agency, says that deadly malnutrition is escalating very quickly.

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Food for Peace: A Lifeline for Yemen

Yemen is suffering through a civil war, Al-Qaeda and now ISIS. But the most powerful of enemies is silent and unseen.

It is hunger. It is malnutrition, which threatens the lives of small children. Hunger and malnutrition are growing at an alarming rate throughout Yemen.

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Yemen must choose peace or famine

The latest UN update on Yemen has a clear message for the warring forces: “stop causing suffering of civilians.”

Over 1200 have been killed and 300,000 displaced by the war between the Houthi rebels and forces loyal to Yemen’s ousted President Hadi.

Yemen’s war has also given strength to a silent enemy within the country: Hunger and malnutrition.

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