El Niño’s Impacts On Children Set To Continue Despite End Of Weather Pattern, UNICEF Report Says
U.N. News Centre: ‘Monster’ El Niño subsides but impact on children set to worsen as disease, malnutrition spread — UNICEF
“While the 2015-2016 El Niño — one of the strongest on record — has ended, its devastating impact on children is worsening, as hunger, malnutrition, and disease continue to increase following the severe droughts and floods spawned by the event, a new report from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) revealed [Friday]. Making matters worse, there is a strong chance La Niña — El Niño’s flip side — could strike at some stage this year, further exacerbating a severe humanitarian crisis that is affecting millions of children in some of the most vulnerable communities, UNICEF said in a report ‘It’s not over — El Niño’s impact on children’…” (7/8).
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