Eastern and Southern Africa
New UNICEF report shows 12.7 million children in Africa missed out on one or more vaccinations over three years
COVID-19 caused service disruption, strained health systems, diverted scarce resources, while conflicts, climate change have driven this decline on the continent.
Children suffering dire drought across parts of Africa are ‘one disease away from catastrophe’ – warns UNICEF
The number of drought-hit people in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia without reliable access to safe water has risen from 9.5 million to 16.2 million in the space of five months, meanwhile children in the Sahel also facing extremely high levels of water vulner
African leaders and development partners called to combine scaled-up humanitarian response with prevention, as the situation worsens for millions of children facing severe wasting - UNICEF
Global food price rises, low harvests, climate change and conflict mean concerted action is needed by African Heads of State meeting this week in Equatorial Guinea to build long-term resilience