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COVID-19: Schools for more than 168 million children globally have been completely closed for almost a full year, says UNICEF

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The FINANCIAL -- Schools for more than 168 million children globally have been completely closed for almost an entire year due to COVID-19 lockdowns, according to new data released today by UNICEF. Furthermore, around 214 million children globally – or 1 in 7 – have missed more than three-quarters of their in-person learning UNICEF notes.…

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COVID-19: Schools for more than 168 million children globally have been completely closed for almost a full year, says UNICEF

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The FINANCIAL -- Schools for more than 168 million children globally have been completely closed for almost an entire year due to COVID-19 lockdowns, according to new data released today by UNICEF. Furthermore, around 214 million children globally – or 1 in 7 – have missed more than three-quarters of their in-person learning UNICEF notes.…

EU funding helps WFP address hunger challenges in Mozambique

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The FINANCIAL -- A combined total of €7.6 million in funding from the European Union (EU) is helping the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) address the growing food needs in Mozambique driven by climate change, insecurity, displacement and the socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, while also strengthening national capacity to respond to natural…

United Nations agencies deliver lifeline food assistance to 25,000 Eritrean refugees in Tigray

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The FINANCIAL -- Eritrean refugees in two camps in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia received a month’s worth of food supplies through a joint distribution by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and Ethiopia’s Agency for Refugees and Returnee…

Nobel Peace Prize ceremony and content – 10 December

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The FINANCIAL --  The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is honoured to accept the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize on December 10 at 1 p.m. (CET), in a ceremony that recognizes our role in fighting hunger and fostering peace in conflict-affected areas.…