Vaccination to contain severe measles outbreak underway in DR Congo amidst Ebola and mass displacement

Campaign led by the Ministry of Health with support from UNICEF and MSF DUBLIN / ITURI, DR CONGO / DAKAR / GENEVA / NEW YORK, 11 July 2019 – Health workers are urgently rolling out a complex measles vaccination campaign targeting 67,000 children in Ituri, northeast DR Congo, a region ravaged by armed conflict that … Continued

Rohingya refugee children in Cox’s Bazar at risk from flooding and landslides in monsoon rains

Education for over 60,000 Rohingya children in camps and host communities is disrupted because of damage to learning centres A Mother secures her family’s makeshift home at a camp for Rohingya refugees, Bangladesh DUBLIN / COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh/NEW YORK, 9 July 2019 – Thousands of children and families living in the Rohingya refugee camps and … Continued

UNICEF and partners vaccinate hundreds of thousands of children affected by Cyclone Idai

One month on from Cyclone Idai, 1.6 million children still reeling from its impact – UNICEF  

UNICEF launches massive vaccination programme for 900,000 children and adults in Mozambique, as critical shipment arrives

“Truly shocking” – scale of the emergency in Mozambique becoming clearer, with one million children still at risk 

Cyclone Idai: More than 1.5 million children urgently need assistance across Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe – UNICEF 

First cases of cholera confirmed in Beira, Mozambique, as fears grow of escalating dangers posed to children

1 million children affected by Cyclone Idai and subsequent floods in Mozambique, actual numbers feared much higher 

UNICEF rushes life-saving emergency supplies to victims of Cyclone Idai in Beira, Mozambique