UN says children in Africa at high risk of impacts of climate change
NAIROBI, Sept. 1 (Xinhua) -- Children in Africa are among the most at risk of the impacts of climate change, with only 2.4 percent of the global climate funding targeting the youngest, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said in a new report launched on Friday in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi. Read full story
African children 'least able to cope' with climate risks: UN
Children in Africa are exceptionally vulnerable to climate change but are "woefully" ignored by those responsible for funding the fight against the crisis, the United Nations said Friday.Africa -- a continent of 1.2 billion people -- is home to some of the countries least responsible for carbon emissions but is hit disproportionately hard by droughts, flooding, storms and heatwaves.Children in 48 of the 49 countries assessed are at "high or extr…
African children exceptionally vulnerable to climate change, UN says
Children in Africa are exceptionally vulnerable to climate change but are "woefully" ignored by those responsible for funding the fight against the crisis, the United Nations said Friday.
UNICEF: Children in Africa are among the most at risk to climate change
The United Nations children's agency, UNICEF, says children in Africa are among the most at risk from climate change but are neglected by climate mitigation financing.
African children face extreme climate risk, UNICEF warns
According to a UNICEF report released Friday, Time to Act: African children in the climate change spotlight, children in 48 out of 49 African countries assessed are categorized as at high or extremely high risk of the impacts of climate change. - Kenya breaking news
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