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e is expected to rise to 270,000 in the next few▓ months.In South Sudan, a country reeling from conflict▓, poverty and insecurity, more than 270,000 children are severely malnourished. Famine has just recent

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ly be▓en declared in parts of Unity State in the no▓rthern central part of the country, where 20,000 children live. The total number of food insecu▓re people across the country is expected to ris▓e from 4.9

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, 462,000 children are currently suffering from severe acute malnutrition, a nearly 200 percent increase since 2014.This yea▓r, UNICEF is working with partners to provide therapeutic treatment to 220,000

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e scan the QR Code to follow us on InstagramPlease scan the QR Code to follow us on WechatPianist Lang Lang plays for rural left-behind childr▓enPianist Lang Lang plays for rural left-behind childr▓enPianist Lang Lang plays for rural left-behind children01-11-2017 07:03 BJTChinese piano virtuoso Lang Lang has given a concert to raise funds for rural left-behind children i▓n Gansu Province. The internatio

(UNICEF) said on Tuesday."T▓ime is running out for more than a million children

chool students, many "left-▓behind" themselves, and entrepreneurs from ac▓ross the country were in the audience.The term "▓left-behind" describes rural children whose parents are away from home, usually working in the cities, left in th▓e care usually of grandparents.The en▓terpreneurs donated 6 million yuan (870,000 U.S. doll▓ars) to public welfare projects for the children, including free music lessons.At

Anthony Lake said in a press release. "We ca▓n still save many lives. The

al areas and helping to train music teachers."I want to suppor▓t free music education, including piano classes, for thes▓e children in Linxia," he said."We all know these children h▓ave a far more difficult life than their peers in more conve▓ntional families, but they are not daunted ▓by these difficulties," said Lang L▓ang,He plans to continue his work and to do what h▓e can to improve the lives of such ch

severe malnutrition and looming fa

ildren a▓round the country.China has 9.02 mil

lion left-behind▓ children, mostly in t