UNICEF calls this year, 500 million euro more for relief

UNICEF calls this year, 500 million euro more for relief

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UNICEF is asking this year more than 3 billion euros for emergency aid to be able to give to children, about 500 million euros more than last year.

According to the children’s fund of the United Nations have more children such assistance is required: 48 million instead of 43 million in 2016.

By wars, natural disasters and climate change, children must their hometowns to leave. Therefore, they will be exposed to the violence, disease and exploitation.

Nearly one in four children in the world reside in countries affected by war or natural disaster affected, says UNICEF.


The money is used to keep the cost of access to safe drinking water, food, medical care and education in 48 countries to cover. 7.5 million children are likely this year, severely malnourished, to become, of whom almost a half a million in Nigeria and a half million in Yemen. Just for the assistance to children in or out of Syria is 1.3 billion euro is needed.

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