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Archive for February 16th, 2012

In her New York Bookwoman column, “UN Corner,” Jill Tardiff highlights UNICEF’s recent appeal for humanitarian aid in 2012.

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) announced its appeal for $1.28 billion to provide humanitarian assistance to children in twenty-five countries. One third of the total amount requested is earmarked for the hundreds of thousands of women and children in the Horn of Africa who are on the brink of survival.

Read the full report online, or download the pdf.

Donate here to end the preventable deaths of children.

The Women’s National Book Association is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) member of the United Nations, supporting the United Nation in its goals.

Jill A. Tardiff is currently a cheesemonger at Beecher’s Handmade Cheese (900 Broadway, NYC). She is also the Women’s National Book Association current National Reading Group Month Chair and UN DPI/NGO Chief Representative.

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