Central Sahel: Lives of 10 million children on the line as conflict rages

Children are increasingly caught up in armed conflict in the climate-affected, food insecure central Sahel region, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Friday. https://news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2023/03/1134697

Violence, COVID-19, contribute to rising humanitarian needs in the Sahel

16 Oct 2020

A surge in armed violence, coupled with the economic and social fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, are contributing to worsening conditions for children in the Central Sahel, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reported on Friday. 


Nearly 5 million children in need due to rising violence in central Sahel: UNICEF

27 Jan 2020

A surge in violence in the central Sahel region in Africa means nearly five million children will need humanitarian assistance this year, up from 4.3 million, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Tuesday. 


Tigray crisis: Children must be protected from harm, urges UNICEF

19 Mar 2021

The situation for children in Tigray is becoming increasingly serious as the conflict in the northern Ethiopian region continues to escalate, according to the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF).