Risk of Starvation & Imminent Famine for Children in Gaza, Sudan; Imperative to Immediately Scale Up Humanitarian Access

The armed conflicts in Gaza and Sudan have created unconscionable and catastrophic humanitarian consequences for children, who are now facing starvation and an imminent risk of famine if no actions are urgently taken to ensure and speed up the safe, systematic, and unimpeded delivery of life-saving assistance. This is especially so in northern Gaza, [...]

2024-04-16T11:20:09-04:00Tuesday, 16 April 2024|

Statement by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence Against Children, Dr Najat Maalla M’jid and the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Virginia Gamba about the situation in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory

The outbreak of hostilities in Israel and Gaza is devastating. Our thoughts are with all who suffered the unbearable consequences of war and in particular children who, as always, are paying the heavy price of armed conflict. We urgently demand that Hamas immediately and unconditionally release all children and they caregivers that have been [...]

2023-10-18T12:02:37-04:00Wednesday, 18 October 2023|
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