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UNICEF Seeks $2.8B to Aid Kids in Global Emergencies

The U.N. children's agency is launching a $2.8 billion appeal to help children caught up in humanitarian emergencies this year. UNICEF Geneva's director of emergency programs, Sikander Khan, says about a quarter of that appeal will target education, which the agency considers a "life-saving measure for children'' when war has shuttered many schools. The appeal is part of a broader funding drive led by the U.N. humanitarian agency, OCHA, which targets 76 million...

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