UN Children’s Fund appeals for $4 million for children in northern Kenya

Thousands of children in northern Kenya are malnourished, or at risk of malnutrition, and face the threat of polio and rising regional violence over scarce water, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said, as it appealed for $4 million.

Thousands of Kenyan children face drought-induced hunger, UNICEF warns

Drought continues to afflict thousands of Kenya’s children, leaving more than 20,000 malnourished or at serious risk of malnutrition while the risk of polio has risen sharply in drought-affected districts bordering Sudan, Ethiopia and Somalia, according to the latest update by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).