Unicef seeks $900m for children and women affected by 39 emergencies

Zarocostas, John
February 2008
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);2/16/2008, Vol. 336 Issue 7640, p352
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The article focuses on an emergency aid appeal which was issued by the humanitarian aid organization UNICEF and its deputy executive director Hilde Johnson in February of 2008 at a press conference which was held in Geneva, Switzerland. In the appeal the organization indicated that it would need $856 million to help women and children who are victims of 39 current emergencies around the globe, the majority of which are in sub-Saharan Africa. The needed money would be used to provide for the nutritional and vaccination needs of the affected women and children.


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