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September 9: International Day to Protect Education from Attack

United Nations observed the International Day to Protect Education from attack on September 9, 2021. Key Points First ever ‘International Day to Protect Education from Attack’ was observed by United Nations on September 9, 2020. This day was established by the adoption of UN General Assembly Resolution 74/275. This resolution was presented by the State ..

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UNICEF report: Covid-19 vaccinations fell by 80% in Afghanistan

According to UNICEF report, Covid-19 vaccinations have reduced by 80% in Afghanistan within the first week of Taliban’s control in the country. Key Points As per UNICEF, about two million doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccines were delivered to Afghanistan. Half of the vaccines will expire in November. About 30,500 people had been vaccinated ..

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UNICEF: Children in India at high risk of Climate Crisis impacts

According to a new report by UNICEF, Children in India are at extreme high risk of impacts of climate crisis. Key Findings of report As per report, India is among four South Asian countries where children are most at risk. Climate change threaten their health, education, and protection. Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan and India are the ..

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WHO-UNICEF data on Child Vaccination

WHO & UNICEF recently released its data on Child Vaccination. As per report, India registered largest decrease in routine childhood immunization coverage in 2020. Highlights India is followed by Pakistan and Indonesia. This is the first official figures that reflected global service disruptions because of covid-19. As per data, majority of countries experienced drops in ..

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UNICEF Study on Ethiopia’s Malnourished Children

UN Children’s agency, UNICEF has warned about 33,000 severely malnourished children in Tigray region of Ethiopia who are at high risk of death. Background Tigray region has been devastated because of fighting between government forces and rebels in which about 1.7 million people displaced since conflict started in November 2020. UNICEF Study UN-backed study found ..

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