facebook
twitter
search
search

[VIDEO] Janet Jackson appears in UNICEF PSA

June 3, 2013 at 11:50 AM
| License Photo

NEW YORK, June 3 (UPI) -- U.S. pop star Janet Jackson says she is helping UNICEF raise funds for humanitarian assistance in the Sahel region of West and Central Africa.

Jackson is appearing in online public service announcements intended to educate people about how 1.4 million children are at risk of severe malnutrition in the area.

"We are all facing a silent emergency. So many children are at risk of losing their lives in the Sahel region of Africa because they don't have food to eat," Jackson said in a statement Monday. "We must act now to save and protect children at risk from malnutrition -- not just in emergencies -- but for today and forever. I commit my heart, my love, and my resources to this effort. With your help and the leadership of UNICEF, we will bring change to West and Central Africa."

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Vanessa Williams has 4th of July wedding
Michael Douglas' mother Diana Douglas Webster dead at 92
Billy Joel marries pregnant girlfriend Alexis Roderick at his Long Island estate
USA Network renews 'Suits' for a sixth season
David Walliams and Jessica Raine to star in 'Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime' series