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QRCS, Unicef provide 'WASH' services for Mosul returnees

QRCS, Unicef provide 'WASH' services for Mosul returnees

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) and the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) are working together to provide diverse relief services for returnees in Mosul, Nineveh Governorate, northern Iraq.

UN rights chief urges countries to let IS fighters' families return

UN rights chief urges countries to let IS fighters' families return

The wives and children of foreign Islamic State fighters should be taken back by their countries of origin, UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet demanded on Monday.

WHO issues warning as measles infects 34,000 in Europe this year

WHO issues warning as measles infects 34,000 in Europe this year

More than 34,000 people across Europe caught measles in the first two months of 2019, with the vast majority of cases in Ukraine, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday as it urged authorities to ensure vulnerable people get vaccinated.

Attacks on hospital in Ebola zone kill Cameroonian doctor

Attacks on hospital in Ebola zone kill Cameroonian doctor

Attacks on a hospital at the epicentre of Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak have killed a Cameroonian doctor and injured several others, the local mayor said on Friday.

Blast in rebel-held Yemen capital killed 14 schoolchildren: UN

Blast in rebel-held Yemen capital killed 14 schoolchildren: UN

An explosion near two schools in the rebel-held Yemeni capital killed 14 children and wounded 16, the UN said Tuesday, but the cause of the weekend blast remains unclear.

Five children killed in attack in Yemen's Hodeida: UN

Five children killed in attack in Yemen's Hodeida: UN

Five Yemeni children were killed in an attack on their home in flashpoint Hodeida province, the UN and medics said, months into a ceasefire agreed by the government and rebels.

UN appeals for $50m to assist some 3.8 million Afghan children

UN appeals for $50m to assist some 3.8 million Afghan children

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Sunday launched a 50-million-dollar aid appeal to assist a total of 6.3 million people, including some 3.8 million children in Afghanistan.

UNICEF calls for unified European approach to protect refugee and migrant children

UNICEF calls for unified European approach to protect refugee and migrant children

UNICEF is urging European governments to agree on a region-wide approach to better protect refugee and migrant children who continue to face grave dangers and violations of their basic rights ...

Winter weather killed 15 displaced children in Syria: UN

Winter weather killed 15 displaced children in Syria: UN

Freezing temperatures and the lack of medical care have killed at least 15 displaced Syrian children in recent weeks, the United Nations reported on Tuesday.

Thai security forces kill two linked to deadly shooting at school

Thai security forces kill two linked to deadly shooting at school

Two insurgents believed to be tied to a motorcycle drive-by shooting at a school in Thailand's south were shot dead Saturday, police said, as UNICEF warned of trauma for children near the scene of the lunchtime violence.

QRCS contributes to successful vaccination of 1.4 Syrian children

QRCS contributes to successful vaccination of 1.4 Syrian children

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has recently completed the external monitoring of the measles and rubella vaccination of children in Syria...

Winter risks 'dire' for 1mn children in MENA region: UNICEF

Winter risks 'dire' for 1mn children in MENA region: UNICEF

The UN children's fund warned Tuesday that a funding gap and the start of winter could leave nearly one million children "out in the cold" in the Middle East and North Africa.