LEARN MORE ABOUT MALNUTRITION, FAMINE AND FOOD CRISES
A dispatch from the front lines of the climate emergency unfolding in Kenya's Turkana County and across the Horn of Africa.
Families in Somalia are struggling to survive the region's worst drought in 40 years. UNICEF is providing emergency water access. [VIDEO]
UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra Jonas's firsthand report on the drought-related crisis unfolding in the Horn of Africa.
"Without greater action and investment, we are facing the death of children on a scale not seen in half a century," UNICEF warned.
Vanessa Nakate is telling the stories of children most affected by the climate crisis to those who have the power to bring real change.
Severe drought has left more than 500,000 children under age 5 at risk of death from famine this year in Somalia. [VIDEO]
Millions of children are facing the deadly effects of drought, including acute hunger, malnutrition and thirst.
At least 730 children in Somalia have already died from severe acute malnutrition. UNICEF calls for more support to ramp up its response.
Mothers and children in some of the worst affected areas across the Horn of Africa share their stories. [VIDEO]
On a visit to Afar, UNICEF Emergency Director Manuel Fontaine stresses the need for a scaled-up response. [VIDEO]
UNICEF is working closely with local authorities to provide lifesaving assistance to families desperately in need.
How UNICEF is working with partners to meet children's urgent needs in a region suffering from severe drought and other crises.