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UNICEF grants Egypt 63 refrigerators to store Pfizer vaccines
Egypt

UNICEF grants Egypt 63 refrigerators to store Pfizer vaccines

Egypt’s Health Minister Hala Zayed announced that UNICEF has granted Egypt 63 refrigerators in which it can store doses of…
Child soldiers carried out Burkina Faso massacre, say UN and government
Middle East

Child soldiers carried out Burkina Faso massacre, say UN and government

OUAGADOUGOU, June 24 (Reuters) – A massacre in northeast Burkina Faso in which more than 130 people were killed this…
Afghan polio vaccine drive in trouble after three female medics killed
Middle East

Afghan polio vaccine drive in trouble after three female medics killed

JALALABAD/KABUL (Reuters) – The killing of three female polio vaccine providers in Afghanistan this week has forced aid agencies and…
Agency: 1/4 of civilian casualties in Yemen are children
Middle East

Agency: 1/4 of civilian casualties in Yemen are children

CAIRO (AP) — Children constituted a quarter of civilian casualties over the last three years in Yemen’s grinding war between…
Push to bring coronavirus vaccines to the poor faces trouble
Culture

Push to bring coronavirus vaccines to the poor faces trouble

LONDON (AP) — An ambitious humanitarian project to deliver coronavirus vaccines to the world’s poorest people is facing potential shortages…
Child deaths in Syria spike in camp for IS families, says UN
Middle East

Child deaths in Syria spike in camp for IS families, says UN

At least eight children aged under five have died within days in a camp in northeastern Syria that houses relatives…
Children in Beirut suffer from trauma after deadly blast
Middle East

Children in Beirut suffer from trauma after deadly blast

BEIRUT (AP) — When the huge explosion ripped through Beirut last week, it shattered the glass doors near where three-year-old…
‘I want to die’ says teen Sudanese victim of racist bullying in Cairo
Egypt

‘I want to die’ says teen Sudanese victim of racist bullying in Cairo

Nael Mohamed, a 14 year old Sudanese boy, was the victim of racially motivated attack at Cairo’s Ard al-Lewaa area…
UNICEF: Millions of Yemeni children may starve amid pandemic
Middle East

UNICEF: Millions of Yemeni children may starve amid pandemic

CAIRO (AP) — Millions of children could be pushed to the brink of starvation as the coronavirus pandemic sweeps across…
UN urges US$2.4 bn to help Yemen cope with war and virus
Middle East

UN urges US$2.4 bn to help Yemen cope with war and virus

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The UN humanitarian chief urgently appealed for US$2.4 billion to help millions of people in Yemen…
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