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2023: UN agencies warn again of hunger in West, Central Africa

The UN agencies say the number of hungry people in West and Central Africa can reach a record high of 48 million in 2023,...

More children suffering from heat waves – UNICEF

According to a UNICEF report, millions of children are already suffering from heat extremes due to global warming, and  there will soon be many...

1.5m children at risk of devastating floods – UNICEF

More than 2.5 million people in Nigeria need humanitarian assistance, 60 per cent of which include children at increased risk of waterborne diseases, UNICEF...

Half of Sudan’s most vulnerable children could die without aid – UN

The situation for Sudan’s most vulnerable children is so desperate that half of the most severely malnourished youngsters are expected to die without urgent...

GBV detrimental to girl-child’s development, says UNICEF Country Rep

UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Country Representative to Nigeria, Peter Hawkins, says Gender-Based Violence (GBV) is detrimental to the development of the girl-child. Hawkins, who made...

UNICEF appoints Ugandan young climate activist as goodwill ambassador

UNICEF has named Ugandan climate activist, Vanessa Nakate, 25, as its new goodwill global ambassador. UNICEF Executive Director, Catherine Russell, described Nakate as instrumental in...

Bauchi urged to establish WASH units in LGAs

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), on Tuesday, March 15, 2022, urged the Bauchi State Government to establish Water Sanitation And Hygiene (WASH) units in...

UN demands end to attacks on health care in Ukraine

Head of UN bodies, Catherine Russell (Executive Director, United Nations Children's Fund – UNICEF), Dr. Natalia Kanem (Executive Director, United Nations Population Fund –...

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WaterAid, LDSC unveil $300,000 WASH project in Lagos

WaterAid, a non-govermental organisation, with support from Latter-Day Saints Charities (LDSC) is "Strengthening Water and Sanitation Delivery" project  in...
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WFP highlights Africa’s biggest hunger crisis at pope’s visit to DRC

UN World Food Programme (WFP) on Thursday, February 2, 2023, said that aid agencies faced growing demands and shrinking...

NCF cautions against indiscriminate use of wetlands

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) has cautioned against indiscriminate use of wetlands, especially in the Lagos metropolis. Dr Joseph Onoja,...

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WaterAid, LDSC unveil $300,000 WASH project in Lagos

WaterAid, a non-govermental organisation, with support from Latter-Day Saints...

WFP highlights Africa’s biggest hunger crisis at pope’s visit to DRC

UN World Food Programme (WFP) on Thursday, February 2,...