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More than 170 children missing following volcanic eruption in DR Congo

More than 170 children missing following volcanic eruption in DR Congo

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Sunday that hundreds of children and families in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) Goma district are at risk following the volcanic eruption of Mount Nyiragongo. The sky turned red and lava spewed from the volcano on Saturday, causing thousands to flee the city of two million, located […]

Bodies of four children wash up on Libyan coast

Bodies of four children wash up on Libyan coast

The Libyan Red Crescent said the bodies of four children aged between five and 10 had washed ashore west of the capital Tripoli on Wednesday after a migrant boat sank. “We were informed (Wednesday) of a boat that was sinking on the high sea with 30 people on board” in the Zawiya area, the Red […]

COVID-19: Increasing number of children going hungry in America

COVID-19: Increasing number of children going hungry in America

Before the pandemic closed her middle school and US immigration agents deported her father to El Salvador, Kimberly Orellana did not fear going hungry. But with her mother now alone and cleaning houses for pay that isn’t enough to reliably feed Orellana and her two younger sisters, the 14-year-old is left to trek to a […]