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Learn more about UNICEF’s work under the topic "famine".

Meet seven Canadians working to provide urgent humanitarian relief to children at risk of famine.


Today, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, announced the creation of a Famine Relief Fund, building on its commitment to reach the most vulnerable affected by the famine crisis.


Children can’t wait. Famine, drought and armed conflict are devastating lives and futures


One-year-old Khawla Mohammed lies on the bed in Al-Sabeen Hospital in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a with a tube running through her nose. She is suffering from malnutrition and is also battling a chest infection which has affected her breathing.