Using satellite imagery, the children’s aid organization determined that 300 million children worldwide breathe air six times more polluted than the World Health Organization’s recommended limit.
By Michael D. Regan
Developing countries around the world are increasingly turning to the aerial devices to assist with humanitarian efforts.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Wednesday, a top Iraqi commander called for the surrender of Mosul on the third day of an offensive to retake the city from the Islamic State. An estimated 6,000 ISIS fighters remain in the city. Also,…
By Daniel Moritz-Rabson
Aleppo, once Syria’s most populated city, now holds 300,000 people, including approximately 100,000 children. Director Saad Houry asked parties involved in the Syrian war to protect civilians and children, reiterating previous requests that have been ignored.
The "catastrophic" rise of violence in Iraq has left one in five of the country's children at risk of death, injury, sexual violence and abduction, according to a new UNICEF report.
This weekend marks the start of a global effort that health officials are hoping will be the final push to eradicate polio.
Airstrikes in northern Syria decimated four hospitals and a school on Monday, killing an estimated 50 people including children, the United Nations reported.
By Dominique Bonessi
At least 200 million women and girls in 30 countries have undergone female genital mutilation, with 70 million more woman affected by the procedure than previously thought in 2014.
By Larisa Epatko
The earthquake that struck central Nepal on April 25 was bad enough, but then another major quake hit two-and-a-half weeks later, causing even more physical -- and psychological -- damage, said one aid worker.
By Shehryar Nabi
As Saudi airstrikes against Houthi rebels enter their second day, Unicef has cautioned that a humanitarian crisis in Yemen could become reality within a year.
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