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UNICEF

UNICEF estimates 167 million children will live in poverty

According to the State of the World’s Children, 69 million children under five will die from mostly preventable causes and 750 million women will have been married as children by 2030.

OCHA

UN emergency fund allocates US$13 million to support 250,000 people in north-eastern Nigeria

CERF funds will support the provision of food, cash for food purchase, special child nutritional supplements, protection and health services to the most vulnerable in the newly accessible areas.

WFP

WFP alarmed at dire conditions for more than 85,000 people who have fled Fallujah

“The people of Fallujah have been suffering under siege for many months without access to food or medical care. Reaching them now with life-saving food and other humanitarian assistance is the absolute top priority,” said WFP.

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OCHA

UN-coordinated appeals require unprecedented US$21.6 billion

The appeals for 2016 are intended to meet the needs of more than 95.4 million people across 40 countries. The UN's global appeal is currently 25 per cent funded.

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