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Nigeria Takes Second Position As Highly Susceptible Country Worldwide For Children's Exposure To Climate Change - UNICEF Reports

Some participants, mainly young people during the celebration of World Children's Day on Monday. The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has reported that Nigeria is facing severe climate challenges securing second place as highly susceptible country worldwide for children's exposure to climate change, with over 110 million children at risk. UNICEF disclosed the report as Nigeria joined the celebration of the World Children's Day on Monday which focuses on child rights amidst the escalating climate crisis.  Events across the country saw children from various regions, including Abuja, Kano, Lagos, Enugu, Sokoto, and Maiduguri, leading discussions on the significant impact of climate change on their lives and futures. The discussions covered various critical issues, including the direct health impacts of climate change on children, such as increased physical dangers, waterborne diseases, and malnutrition. The event also shed light on the alarming rate of child displ