The U.N. and other aid agencies scrambled to step up relief as Israel and Hamas began a four-day truce.
In one glimmer of hope, hundreds of people were allowed to enter Egypt from Gaza, which one U.N. official called a "graveyard" for children who are caught up in the fighting.
UNICEF forecasts nearly 96 million children displaced by river flooding, 10.3 million by cyclonic winds, and 7.2 million by storm surges over three decades.
Almost all of the most popular international organizations have more than 10 million followers combined, but new platforms are targets for community and re-engagement.
Speakers blamed major economies for a system that puts profits over fighting poverty and caring for the planet.
Heavy rains and warmer temperatures make it easier for the bacteria that causes cholera to spread, posing a major setback for global efforts to eradicate the disease.
More than 4.5 million pregnant women and babies die each year during pregnancy, childbirth or during the first few weeks of life – about one death globally every seven seconds.
Public perception of the importance of vaccines for children fell during the pandemic in 52 of 55 countries studied.
From a rollback of basic rights in the United States to the killing fields of Ukraine and the earthquake zones of Turkey and Syria, children struggle in an often indifferent world.
The number of children without basic social protections is increasing worldwide, UNICEF and ILO say in a new study.
The global demands for peace grow as humanitarian aid workers emphasize the war's devastating effect on children.
The new U.N. report blamed the “5F” crisis – a combined lack of feed, fertilizer, financing, food and fuel – for the growing hunger, lack of nutrition and associated medical issues in the region due to conflicts, climate and other factors.
The U.N. Assistance Mission in Afghanistan disputed the Taliban-controlled bank's portrayal of US$40 million in aid as if it had some say over the cash. UNAMA said it alone distributes the stacks of dollars pictured in the bank's tweet.
Public health officials estimate millions of vaccine doses a year are wasted largely because there's no way to keep them cold. And a U.N. report estimates nearly a third of all food produced is lost or wasted, a lot of it because of spoilage.