No child should ever die from a preventable cause. Every day 19,000 do.
Every day, 19,000 children die from causes we can prevent, like malaria, malnutrition and exposure. We believe that number should be zero, and we believe you do too.
No other humanitarian organisation saves more children’s lives. Join us in our fight. You’ll be amazed at the difference one euro can make. It can save a child’s life. Together we will work to toward the day when zero children die from preventable causes.
Over the last 50 years, UNICEF and its partners have helped reduce the worldwide child mortality rate by more than half. Much of that success is recent—the result of tried and true lifesaving interventions and programs perfected in more than 150 countries. Five years ago, 25,500 children died every day from preventable causes.
Half of all global child deaths occur in just 5 countries: India, Nigeria, Democratic Republic of Congo, Pakistan and China. UNICEF is redoubling efforts to serve those most in need. With enough resources and commitment, UNICEF can reach all these children.
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