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Refugee and migrant children arriving on Greek Islands up by one-third in 2018 - UNICEF

The number of refugee and migrant children who arrived on the Greek Islands between January and August has risen by 32 percent compared to the same time-period last year. Over 7,000 children – on average more than 850 every month – have made the...

155 children left orphaned or separated from their parents in DRC’s latest Ebola outbreak - UNICEF

UNICEF and its partners have so far identified 155 children who have been orphaned or left unaccompanied as a result of the latest Ebola outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). This figure includes children who have lost one or...

Japan donates US$1.8 million as hunger remain high in South Sudan

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed a US$1.8 million (JP¥ 200,000,000) contribution from Japan to help bolster food and nutrition security in South Sudan, where millions of people do not know where their next meal is coming from.

Central African Republic: EU releases €26.5 million to respond to the regional humanitarian crisis

The funding comes as some 2.5 million, half the country's population, are in need of assistance, with the crisis triggering an influx of refugees into neighbouring countries.