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UNICEF Appeal for N. Korea Comes Amid Tensions Over Nuclear Test

The U.N. Children’s Fund is appealing for humanitarian aid for North Korea, amid heightened tensions over Pyongyang’s latest nuclear test. The U.N. agency is calling for $18 million for this year’s effort to provide assistance for about 6.9 million people, including 1.7 million children, in North Korea. UNICEF’s plan calls for the agency to put $8.5 million in aid for nutrition, $4.5 million for health, and $5 million for clean water and sanitation. The plan includes a project to...

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