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UNICEF

Children affected by Mozambique cyclones face worsening food insecurity and nutrition crisis

The number of under-fives facing ‘crisis’ levels of food insecurity is expected to rise to 200,000 by February 2020. About 38,000 children could become severely malnourished.

UNCCD

Delhi Declaration: Countries agree to make ‘land degradation neutrality’ by 2030, a national target for action

Besides the LDN agreement at a major UN conference on fighting desertification, there was a landmark decision to boost global efforts to mitigate and manage the risks of crippling drought.

UNESCO

Without urgent action, 12 million children will never spend a day at school - UNESCO

New data published today by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics on the world’s out-of-school children reveals little or no progress over more than a decade with roughly 258 million children out of school in 2018.

UNICEF

Hurricane Dorian: Bahamas government and UNICEF to bring 10,000 displaced children back to school

UNICEF welcomes the decision by the government to invite parents and guardians of displaced students, aged 4 to 19, to seek enrolment in government schools starting in New Providence.

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