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UNICEF Steps Up Assistance For 7M Children At Risk In Middle East Due To Winter Weather

U.N. News Centre: Millions of children face ‘untold misery’ as powerful winter storm sweeps Middle East — U.N.
“At least seven million internally displaced and refugee children are in desperate need of assistance as bitter winter snows and torrential rains continue to batter the Middle East, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) urged [Tuesday]…” (1/13).

VOA News: Cold Winter Jeopardizes Hundreds of Thousands of Syrian Children
“The U.N. Children’s Fund says it is stepping up assistance for hundreds of thousands of Syrian children at risk of illness and death due to bitterly cold weather. … [UNICEF reports] at least five children who have died in Syria and one in Lebanon…” (Schlein, 1/13).

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