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Tag : Drought

We are pleased to present all posts tagged "Drought"

In time of drought, Somali families forced to separate to survive

Posted by: UNICEF January 5, 2017

Khadija Muuse, 70, is among tens of thousands of Somalis displaced by drought. The men in her family have all left for towns and cities in search of work, leaving her and other women and children behind. Rabaable village, near Garowe, Puntland. Read more »

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Powerful photos reveal Ethiopia's worst drought in decades

Posted by: Guest Author July 4, 2016

See what the worst drought in decades means for children and how UNICEF is delivering lifesaving supplies. Read more »

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David Beckham meets children in Swaziland affected by HIV and drought

Posted by: UNICEF June 8, 2016

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador David Beckham travelled to Swaziland this week to see how 7: The David Beckham UNICEF Fund is helping UNICEF to support and protect HIV-positive children. Read more »

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Emergency in the Sahel: Two Families' Fight for Survival

Posted by: Emily McNally June 28, 2012

During a recent visit to the Sahel, Mia Brandt, the U.S. Fund for UNICEF's Communications Director, was deeply troubled by the situation in Mauritania, a country currently weathering two simultaneous humanitarian crises. Read more »

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Local Crises, Local Solutions

Posted by: Emily McNally June 13, 2012

Now, instead of waiting weeks or even months, children at risk of malnutrition can receive life-saving supplies when they need it most. Read more »

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Violence Descends Upon Drought-Hit Mali

Posted by: Emily McNally May 25, 2012

In Northern Mali, a country suffering from prolonged drought, children already threatened by a nutrition crisis are now in danger of growing violence from armed groups. Read more »

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Journey to Recovery from Severe Acute Malnutrition in Niger

Posted by: UNICEF Canada May 24, 2012

Oumarou Seydou is one of nearly 394,000 children in Niger who are in need of treatment for severe acute malnutrition. Read more »

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UNICEF Nutritionist Specialist Delores Rio on the Nutrition Crisis in the Sahel

Posted by: UNICEF Canada April 24, 2012

What is the difference between a famine and a nutrition crisis? Read more »

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Field Diary: Niger’s children under siege from the worsening nutrition crisis

Posted by: Guest Author April 13, 2012

Chris Tidey is a UNICEF Communications Specialist and former colleague of ours at UNICEF Canada. He recently travelled to Niger to assess the situation of families, especially children and women, amid the Sahel region’s intensifying nutrition crisis. Read more »

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