About 22M Children In Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, Yemen At Risk Of Starvation Without Aid, UNICEF Warns
U.N. News Centre: Around 22 million children could soon starve without urgent aid, UNICEF warns
“Millions of children are on the brink of starvation in the worst humanitarian crisis in decades, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) [Tuesday] warned, urgently calling for nearly $255 million to respond to immediate needs in northeast Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, and Yemen. … Some 22 million children are hungry, sick, displaced, and out of school in the four countries, according to the U.N. agency. Nearly 1.4 million are at imminent risk of death this year from severe malnutrition…” (3/28).