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UNICEF Suspends Aid Delivery To Northern Nigeria After Convoy Attacked, 2 Aid Workers Injured

Bloomberg News: UNICEF Suspends Aid in Northern Nigeria After Convoy Attack
“The United Nations Children’s Fund has temporarily suspended humanitarian operations in northern Nigeria, where as many as half a million people need assistance, after gunmen attacked a convoy and wounded two aid workers…” (Muhammad/Olukayode, 7/28).

Reuters: U.N. suspends aid deliveries in Nigeria after UNICEF convoy attacked
“…Nearly a quarter of a million children in Borno suffer from life-threatening malnourishment and around one in five will die if they do not receive treatment, UNICEF said earlier this month. Médecins Sans Frontières said on Wednesday that severely malnourished children were dying in large numbers in north-east Nigeria, where food supplies are close to running out…” (Nichols/Ola, 7/29).

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