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Meeting urges prioritisation of water and sanitation to get health, climate, economic targets back on track

Over 350 participants from 57 countries gathered on Thursday, May 18, 2022, in Jakarta, Indonesia, for the opening of the Sector Ministers’ Meeting which...

UNICEF seeks $250m to assist children facing drought in Horn of Africa

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Friday, April 22, 2022, said it had revised its emergency appeal from $119 million to nearly $250...

UNICEF, WHO demand emergency action to avert major measles and polio epidemics

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday, November 6, 2020 issued an urgent call to action to avert major measles...

How to finance safe and affordable WASH for everyone

Since its inception, the Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) partnership has recognised the primacy of financing in catalysing progress. Since 2010, it has...

UNICEF donates 115,000 COVID-19 test kits to NCDC

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has donated 115,000 COVID-19 test kits to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) to assist Federal Government’s efforts to...

Over 800m children lack handwashing facilities at school, says UN

Nearly 820 million children worldwide lack basic handwashing facilities at school, increasing the risk of coronavirus contagion, United Nations agencies said on Thursday, August...

UN, EU present Covid-19 protective equipment to Correctional Service

As part of ongoing effort to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the various correctional centres in Nigeria, the United Nations Office on Drugs...

Internally displaced children, most vulnerable to COVID-19, says UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says the internally displaced children in Nigeria are among the world’s most vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic. UNICEF Representative...

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ACReSAL critical to lifting 100m Nigerians out of poverty – Govt

The Federal Government says that the Agro-Climatic Resilience in Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACreSAL) project is critical to lifting 100 million...
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NCDC reports 24 new cases of monkeypox in one week

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 24 additional monkeypox cases in seven days from across 12...

Environmental experts decry lack of data on waste generation

Some experts in environmental protection and management have expressed worry over the lack of data on individual and household...

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ACReSAL critical to lifting 100m Nigerians out of poverty – Govt

The Federal Government says that the Agro-Climatic Resilience in...

NCDC reports 24 new cases of monkeypox in one week

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported...