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Approximately 1 In 4 Of World’s Children Live In Country Affected By Conflict, Disaster, UNICEF Head Says

Associated Press: U.N.: 1 in 4 children live in country of conflict or disaster
“A quarter of the world’s children — about 535 million — are living in a country affected by conflict or disaster, the head of the U.N. children’s agency said Monday. Henrietta Fore told a Security Council meeting on children and armed conflict that it is ‘almost beyond comprehension’ that one of every four young people are caught in that situation…” (Lederer, 7/10).

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