• Children on the Frontlines of Climate Change

    Highlighted by Radio Canada International (RCI), UNICEF released a report linking the current super El Nino to children suffering. In addition to Southern Africa’s food shortages that we wrote about in our article last week, Man-Made? El Nino, Global Warming and 60 Million People Facing Severe Food Shortages, this most recent report discusses flooding and optimal living conditions for mosquitoes

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  • Children Of Conflict & Disaster

    From the persecution of young Christians by terrorist groups to the bombing of children in refugee camps in Yemen, HURDUU represents the interests of children in conflict and disaster situations.  Part of this representation being on the ground during conflicts and disasters, and part advocacy. For more information see: #5 Program: Children of Conflict &

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  • Why Do Children Suffer?

    While Pope Francis was in the Philippines (in January) he was asked the following by Gyzelle Palomar, a 12-year old girl.  A few years earlier Gyzelle was living on the streets of Manila, begging for food.  She asked: “There are many children neglected by their own parents,” “There are also many who became victims and

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  • Millions of Children Are Suffering in Iraq and Syria: UNICEF Reports

    14 million children are suffering in Iraq and Syria, according to a report by UNICEF today (photo by Associated Press).   A list of atrocities to children listed in the press release: 7.6 million children (5.6 million in Syria and 2.0 million in Iraq) are refugees. 2 million children are trapped in areas that cannot be

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