UNICEF issues largest ever emergency funding appeal

The UN child agency, UNICEF, has issued a record six-point-four billion US dollar emergency funding appeal for 2021. With a thirty-five percent increase over funds requested this year, UNICEF's fresh appeal is a reflection of expanding humanitarian needs globally amidst protracted crises and the COVID-19 pandemic. For more on this issue, Lulu Gaboo spoke to UNICEF's Regional Chief of Communication for Eastern and Southern Africa, James Elder.