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18 Jan 2010 description

GENEVA (18 January 2010) - The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child said Monday it is deeply concerned about the devastating effects on children of the earthquake that struck Haiti last week, and urged "all those involved in the relief effort to pay particular attention to the heightened vulnerability of children who survived the disaster, and will inevitably face many additional hazards in its aftermath."

"Children are always deeply affected by major disasters of this type, and almost half of the Haitian population are children," the Committee said, expressing …

18 Jan 2010 description

Le Comité des droits de l'enfant a exprimé, aujourd'hui, sa profonde préoccupation face aux effets dévastateurs sur les enfants du séisme qui a frappé Haïti la semaine dernière.