Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Children in crisis: additional funds from Sweden to support UNICEF humanitarian action in Niger

The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) commits additional US$ 640,000 to support UNICEF humanitarian action in Niger. The country continues to face acute and chronic humanitarian crises that are unlikely to improve in the coming years. In 2018, SIDA’s financial support has helped UNICEF accelerate its multisectoral response to children and communities affected by conflict and floods in several regions. Psychosocial support and child protection services were provided to children affected by conflict, and children presumably associated with armed forces and armed groups benefitted from alternative care in the Diffa region. Read More