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Children In Middle East, North Africa At Risk As Temperatures Drop, UNICEF Warns, Citing Funding Shortfall

U.N. News: ‘Dire consequences’ for a million children in the Middle East, North Africa, as funding dwindles
“Amidst a $33 million funding shortfall, plunging temperatures in the Middle East and North Africa pose a major threat to children in the region, the U.N. Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday. With cold and rainy weather sweeping through, nearly one million children affected by crises across the region face the risk of life-threatening or debilitating illness…” (11/27).

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