Mass Polio Vaccination Campaign Kicks Off in Iraq

Iraq has launched a polio immunization campaign aiming to protect over four million children under the age of 5 throughout the country against the crippling disease.

Syria among most dangerous place to be a child

Number of children suffering more than doubles in third year of Syria conflict Among hardest hit are 1 million children under siege and in Hard-to-reach areas

Life-saving information helps reduce spread of Ebola across West Africa

Together with Ministries of Health and other partners across seven countries in West Africa, UNICEF is using text messages, radio shows, TV programmes and door-to-door campaigns to disseminate life-saving information in an effort to contain the often-fatal Ebola virus that has already claimed over one hundred lives in Guinea and Liberia.

Irish Celebrities Suppot UNICEF’s WAKEUPCALL for Syria!

UNICEF’s #WAKEUPCALL for Syria, morning selfie campaign has taken off with Irish celebs such as Liam Neeson, Donncha O’Callaghan, Joe Canning, Dermot Earley, Anna Daly, Sean O’Brien and our very own Dustin the Turkey!

Race to prevent disease outbreak in the Central African Republic

An emergency vaccination campaign by UNICEF to reach over 210,000 children displaced by violence in the Central African Republic has begun at major displacement sites in the capital Bangui

UNICEF mobilises to reach children affected by Typhoon Hagupit

Over 400,000 children affected by Typhoon Hagupit

One Year On: UNICEF continues to support those affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines

This weekend, UNICEF marks the first anniversary of Super Typhoon Haiyan which affected 5.4 million children in the Philippines. The strongest hurricane ever to make landfall in recorded history, Typhoon Haiyan destroyed up to 90% of the hospitals, schools and homes in its path, leaving 1.7 million children homeless and at risk from disease and hunger

Stop Syria?s Children becoming a Lost Generation

UNICEF and partners today launched a new campaign No Lost Generation to bring the world?s attention to the 5.5 million children in Syria who need urgent education and psychological support to break the cycle of violence caused by almost three years of conflict.

UNICEF statement on second abduction of Nigerian school girls

?The abduction of eight more girls in Nigeria is an outrage and a worsening nightmare for the girls themselves and for the families of the more than 200 girls who have been stolen from their communities in the last several weeks.

End Child Soldiers by 2016 .

UN Special Representative for Children and Armed conflict and UNICEF unveil ?Children, not Soldiers? campaign