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Conflict and climate change drive water crisis in Syria
Middle East

Conflict and climate change drive water crisis in Syria

The September sun is setting over the old olive grove as Ahmad Mahmoud Alahri walks pensively from tree to tree. The…
Donors eye Dec. 10 decision on shifting frozen funds for Afghanistan
Middle East

Donors eye Dec. 10 decision on shifting frozen funds for Afghanistan

WASHINGTON, Dec 3 (Reuters) – Donors to the World Bank-administered Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund (ARTF) have agreed to decide about…
Children skipping meals in majority of families in Lebanon, UNICEF says
Middle East

Children skipping meals in majority of families in Lebanon, UNICEF says

BEIRUT, Nov 23 (Reuters) – More than half of families in Lebanon had at least one child who skipped a…
UNICEF to directly fund Afghan teachers, bypassing Taliban authorities
Middle East

UNICEF to directly fund Afghan teachers, bypassing Taliban authorities

KABUL, Nov 3 (Reuters) – The United Nations children’s agency said it was planning to set up a system to…
UN: 10,000 children killed or maimed during Yemen’s long war
Middle East

UN: 10,000 children killed or maimed during Yemen’s long war

GENEVA (AP) — More than 10,000 children in Yemen have been killed or injured in violence linked to years of…
Egypt to vaccinate school students under the age of 18 with Pfizer vaccine: Health Minister
Egypt

Egypt to vaccinate school students under the age of 18 with Pfizer vaccine: Health Minister

Egypt has received 64 refrigerators for storing the Pfizer vaccine from UNICEF, which can accommodate thousands of doses according to…
UNICEF grants Egypt 63 refrigerators to store Pfizer vaccines
Egypt

UNICEF grants Egypt 63 refrigerators to store Pfizer vaccines

Egypt’s Health Minister Hala Zayed announced that UNICEF has granted Egypt 63 refrigerators in which it can store doses of…
Child soldiers carried out Burkina Faso massacre, say UN and government
Middle East

Child soldiers carried out Burkina Faso massacre, say UN and government

OUAGADOUGOU, June 24 (Reuters) – A massacre in northeast Burkina Faso in which more than 130 people were killed this…
Afghan polio vaccine drive in trouble after three female medics killed
Middle East

Afghan polio vaccine drive in trouble after three female medics killed

JALALABAD/KABUL (Reuters) – The killing of three female polio vaccine providers in Afghanistan this week has forced aid agencies and…
Agency: 1/4 of civilian casualties in Yemen are children
Middle East

Agency: 1/4 of civilian casualties in Yemen are children

CAIRO (AP) — Children constituted a quarter of civilian casualties over the last three years in Yemen’s grinding war between…
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