UNICEF delivers life-saving supplies to help children affected by floods in Pakistan

PRESS RELEASE UNICEF delivers life-saving supplies to help children affected by floods in Pakistan UNICEF spokespersons in Pakistan are available for interview  Multimedia materials available here PAKISTAN/DUBLIN, 5 September 2022 – UNICEF today delivered 32 metric tons of life-saving medical and other emergency supplies to support children and women affected by devastating floods across Pakistan. The … Continued

Children in Pakistan at high risk from deadly water-borne diseases as rescue efforts continue – UNICEF

PRESS RELEASE Children in Pakistan at high risk from deadly water-borne diseases as rescue efforts continue – UNICEF This is a summary of what was said by UNICEF Pakistan Representative Abdullah Fadil – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.    UNICEF spokespersons are … Continued

More than three million children at risk as devastating floods hit Pakistan – UNICEF

PRESS RELEASE More than three million children at risk as devastating floods hit Pakistan – UNICEF UNICEF spokespersons are available for interview  Download multimedia here  ISLAMABAD/DUBLIN, 01 September 2022 – More than three million children are in need of humanitarian assistance and at increased risk of waterborne diseases, drowning and malnutrition due to the most severe … Continued

Over 1.5 million children at risk as devastating floods hit Bangladesh – UNICEF

PRESS RELEASE Over 1.5 million children at risk as devastating floods hit Bangladesh – UNICEF UNICEF spokespersons in Bangladesh are available for interview  Download photos and b-roll here DHAKA/DUBLIN, 23 May 2022 – Over 1.5 million children are at increased risk of waterborne diseases, drowning and malnutrition due to extensive flooding in north-eastern Bangladesh. UNICEF … Continued

PRESS RELEASE: Humanitarian access essential for UNICEF teams working to stave off disaster in Gaza

UNICEF Ireland Executive Director says damage to families cannot be repaired Dublin 21.05.2021 – UNICEF Ireland welcomes the ceasefire that is now in place in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The damage done to families cannot be repaired. It is our hope that the focus can now turn to the provision of urgent humanitarian assistance for the … Continued

Statement by UNICEF Ireland Executive Director Peter Power on the situation in Gaza 

Updated 16.25 DUBLIN, 17 MAY 2021 – “I am deeply saddened by the recent loss of young lives, and all lives, in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Entire families have been wiped out in a darkly familiar scenes.  “I stand with the Government and Minister Simon Coveney, who yesteday called for an immediate cessation of violence and the … Continued

NEWS NOTE: UNICEF sends 3,000 oxygen concentrators and other critical supplies to India as country battles deadly COVID-19 surge

NOTE: Spokespersons available on request. NOTE: Photos, BRoll and videos here.   NEW DELHI/KATHMANDU, 29 April 2021 – UNICEF has sent critical lifesaving supplies, including 3,000 oxygen concentrators, diagnostic tests, medical kits, and other equipment to help India in its battle with a deadly wave of COVID-19. “COVID-19 is severely overstraining the health system in India,” said … Continued

UNICEF outlining plans to transport up to 850 tonnes of COVID-19 vaccines per month on behalf of COVAX, in ‘mammoth and historic’ logistics operation

UNICEF – in partnership with Gavi and WHO – is also helping low- and lower-middle-income countries prepare to receive COVID-19 vaccines in 2021 NOTE: Spokespersons available on request DUBLIN/NEW YORK, 18 December 2020 – UNICEF could potentially transport up to 850 tonnes of COVID-19 vaccines per month in 2021, should such quantities become available, according to a new assessment. This is … Continued

UNICEF issues record US$6.4 billion emergency funding appeal to reach more than 190 million children impacted by humanitarian crises and the COVID-19 pandemic 

Funds will support essential programmes for children and families in need across 149 countries and territories through 2021 Download photo, video and b-roll here Download the 2021 UNICEF Humanitarian Action for Children here DUBLIN / GENEVA / NEW YORK, 3 December 2020 – UNICEF today issued its largest ever emergency funding appeal for US$6.4 billion to reach 300 … Continued

STATEMENT: 11 children killed in Yemen in the past three days – UNICEF Representative

Statement by Philippe Duamelle, UNICEF Representative to Yemen  SANA’A, 1 December 2020 – “11 children were reportedly killed in the past three days in Yemen in two separate attacks. Verification is still ongoing, and the actual number of casualties may be higher. The attacks took place in the village of Ad Durayhimi in Al Hudaydah governorate and … Continued

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