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In Aleppo, Syria, a joint UNICEF and World Food Program (WFP) venture is helping children like Lamis and her family secure essentials, during COVID-19.

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Almost 1.4 million children are at imminent risk of death from severe acute malnutrition this year. Famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan and looms in Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen. Every day children are dying and UNICEF is working with partners to provide life-saving support for children and families. These are the stories of some of the children caught in this crisis.