Baby Umara became severely malnourished during a recent food crisis in Nigeria, UNICEF provided therapeutic treatment using funding from monthly donors. In less than a month, he had gained a kilogram.
It’s given his Mum hope, and it’s given him a reason to smile.
“He can eat drink and play now”, she said,
He is not sick anymore, he’s so happy”
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Our Global Parents help children affected by food crisis in Nigeria, South Sudan, Yemen and Somalia. Their ongoing support gives children affected by conflict safe spaces to play and learn. They help UNICEF vaccinate more children than anyone else, pushing diseases like polio to the brink of eradication.
UNICEF is working to reach every child in danger and today’s conflicts and disasters are stretching our teams to the limit. For too many children, time is simply running out. Now, more than ever, we need your support. Start giving life-saving aid today.
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- Keep teams stocked and on the ground in 190 countries, meeting urgent needs for health care, nutrition and education;
- Give children safe spaces to play, learn and receive psychosocial support - whether they’re recovering from an earthquake or living through war;
- Plan ahead and be ready as soon as emergency strikes. UNICEF can ship supplies to anywhere in the world in 48 hours.
UNICEF receives no funding from the UN.
We rely on voluntary contributions to reach children in 190 countries with life-saving nutrition, clean water and medical supplies. We need your generosity now to provide every child, everywhere with reasons to smile.
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