Two months on from Türkiye earthquakes, enormous challenges remain for 2.5 million children in need of humanitarian support

PRESS RELEASE Two months on from Türkiye earthquakes, enormous challenges remain for 2.5 million children in need of humanitarian support Additional assistance is needed as many children in Türkiye face threat of poverty, child labour or child marriage UNICEF Ireland Executive Director Peter Power travelled to Türkiye earlier this week to witness the humanitarian response … Continued

WHO and UNICEF launch cholera vaccination campaign in northwest Syria amidst earthquake response

PRESS RELEASE WHO and UNICEF launch cholera vaccination campaign in northwest Syria amidst earthquake response UNICEF spokespeople in Syria and Türkiye are available for interview Multimedia materials from Syria and Türkiye earthquakes available here CAIRO/AMMAN/DUBLIN, 8 March 2023: The World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), in coordination with health authorities, … Continued

One month on, more than 850,000 children remain displaced by deadly earthquakes in southern Türkiye and Syria

PRESS RELEASE One month on, more than 850,000 children remain displaced by deadly earthquakes in southern Türkiye and Syria UNICEF spokespeople in Syria and Türkiye are available for interview Multimedia materials available here ANKARA/DAMASCUS/AMMAN/GENEVA/DUBLIN, 6 March 2023 – One month on from the two catastrophic earthquakes that struck southern Türkiye and Syria, more than 850,000 children … Continued

3.7 million children in earthquake-affected Syria face catastrophic combination of threats, warns UNICEF Executive Director 

PRESS RELEASE  3.7 million children in earthquake-affected Syria face catastrophic combination of threats, warns UNICEF Executive Director  UNICEF spokespeople in Syria and Türkiye are available for interview  Multimedia materials available here  DAMASCUS/DUBLIN, 2 March 2023 – The 3.7 million children in affected areas of Syria who survived the powerful earthquakes that hit southern Türkiye and northern … Continued

2.5 million children in Türkiye need urgent humanitarian assistance, says UNICEF Executive Director, following two-day visit to Türkiye 

PRESS RELEASE 2.5 million children in Türkiye need urgent humanitarian assistance, says UNICEF Executive Director, following two-day visit to Türkiye  UNICEF spokesperson Joe English is in Gaziantep, Türkiye and is available for interview  Multimedia materials available here ANKARA/DUBLIN, 28 February 2023 – UNICEF Executive Director Catherine Russell today concluded a two-day visit to Türkiye, where she met … Continued

One week on from devastating earthquakes, millions of children remain in need of urgent humanitarian assistance

PRESS RELEASE One week on from devastating earthquakes, millions of children remain in need of urgent humanitarian assistance 4.6 million children are living in affected areas in Türkiye, with another 2.5 million children affected in Syria   UNICEF spokespeople in Türkiye, Syria, and Ireland are available for interview Multimedia materials available here NEW YORK/AMMAN/GENEVA/DUBLIN, 14 … Continued

Earthquake in Syria and Türkiye comes at worst possible time for vulnerable children – UNICEF

PRESS RELEASE Earthquake in Syria and Türkiye comes at worst possible time for vulnerable children – UNICEF This is a summary of what was said UNICEF Spokesperson James Elder – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s press briefing on the situation of children and families affected by the earthquakes in Türkiye … Continued

UNICEF Ireland launches emergency appeal to protect children impacted by earthquake in Syria

PRESS RELEASE UNICEF Ireland launches emergency appeal to protect children impacted by earthquake in Syria Appeal launched amid growing concerns for safety of children in aftermath of earthquake in Syria and south-east Türkiye UNICEF spokespeople in Syria and Ireland are available for interview Multimedia materials available here 07 February 2023, DUBLIN: UNICEF Ireland has launched an … Continued

Thousands of children at risk after devastating earthquakes hit south-east Türkiye and Syria

PRESS RELEASE Thousands of children at risk after devastating earthquakes hit south-east Türkiye and Syria UNICEF spokespeople are available for interview Multimedia materials available here NEW YORK/GENEVA/AMMAN/DUBLIN, 6 February 2023 – Thousands of children and families are at risk after two devastating earthquakes and dozens of aftershocks hit south-east Türkiye and Syria today. According to … Continued

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

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