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Every single minute, 55 children have fled their country. A Ukrainian child has become a refugee almost every single second since the start of the war

BRIEFING NOTE Every single minute, 55 children have fled their country. A Ukrainian child has become a refugee almost every single second since the start of the war This is a summary of what was said by UNICEF Spokesperson James Elder – to whom quoted text may be attributed – – at today’s press briefing … Continued

Stop attacks on health care in Ukraine – Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Catherine Russell, UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem, and WHO Director General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus 

PRESS RELEASE Stop attacks on health care in Ukraine  Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Catherine Russell, UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem, and WHO Director General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus   UNICEF spokespersons in Ukraine are available for interview    Download multimedia: Materials   NEW YORK/GENEVA/DUBLIN, 13 March 2022 – “Today, we call for an immediate cessation … Continued

Blue Dot Reception Centres Open on Ukrainian Border

PRESS RELEASE  UNICEF establishes first Blue Dot reception centres on Ukrainian border to help women and children fleeing the conflict  Irish corporate sector strongly supporting UNICEF reception centres for children and their families fleeing Ukraine UNICEF spokespersons in Ukraine are available for interview  Videos and photographs of the blue dot reception centres are available here … Continued

Briefing to the UN Security Council on the humanitarian situation in Ukraine by UNICEF Executive Director Catherine Russell

REMARKS   Briefing to the UN Security Council on the humanitarian situation in Ukraine   by UNICEF Executive Director Catherine Russell   UNICEF spokespersons in Ukraine are available for interview    Download multimedia: Materials   NEW YORK/DUBLIN,  7 March 2022 “Excellencies and colleagues, I would like to express my appreciation to Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield and Ambassador … Continued

Unaccompanied and separated children fleeing escalating conflict in Ukraine must be protected

JOINT STATEMENT Joint statement by UNICEF Executive Director Catherine Russell and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi   UNICEF spokespersons in Ukraine are available for interview    Download multimedia: Materials     DUBLIN/NEW YORK/GENEVA, 7 March 2022 – “In the past week, more than one million refugees have been forced to flee Ukraine … Continued

First shipment of UNICEF humanitarian aid arrives in Ukraine as conflict escalates

PRESS RELEASE First shipment of UNICEF humanitarian aid arrives in Ukraine as conflict escalates More lifesaving supplies to follow.  UNICEF spokespersons in Ukraine are available for interview   Download multimedia: Materials   DUBLIN/LVIV, Ukraine, 6 March 2022 – The first batch of UNICEF humanitarian supplies has arrived in Lviv, western Ukraine, from UNICEF’s Global Supply and … Continued

One week into conflict in Ukraine, half a million children become refugees – UNICEF

UNICEF STATEMENT One week into conflict in Ukraine, half a million children become refugees – UNICEF UNICEF warns of mounting risks for children as conflict intensifies in populated areas   UNICEF spokespeople in Ukraine available for interview Download multimedia materials GENEVA/DUBLIN, 3 March 2022 – The conflict in Ukraine, now in its second week, is … Continued

UNICEF Ireland sees ‘extraordinary’ response to Ukraine appeal as humanitarian response scales up

PRESS RELEASE UNICEF Ireland sees ‘extraordinary’ response to Ukraine appeal as humanitarian response scales up People and companies in Ireland have donated almost €2 million to UNICEF Ireland’s Ukraine appeal UNICEF spokespeople on the ground in Ukraine available for interview Download multimedia materials DUBLIN, 03 March 2022 – UNICEF Ireland has said they have seen … Continued

UNICEF’s global Executive Director Catherine Russell’s remarks at the Joint Launch of the Humanitarian Flash Appeal and Regional Refugee Response Plan, Ukraine

PRESS RELEASE UNICEF’s global Executive Director Catherine Russell’s remarks at the Joint Launch of the Humanitarian Flash Appeal and Regional Refugee Response Plan, Ukraine As delivered   NEW YORK/DUBLIN, March 1 2022 –  “The situation facing children and families caught up in the escalating conflict in Ukraine grows worse by the minute. “The fighting is moving closer to civilian … Continued

UNICEF Ireland launches emergency Ukraine appeal as escalating conflict poses immediate and growing threat to children

PRESS RELEASE UNICEF Ireland launches emergency Ukraine appeal as escalating conflict poses immediate and growing threat to children As hundreds of thousands of people flee their homes, UNICEF is working across Ukraine to scale up life-saving programmes for children UNICEF spokespeople are available for interview including personnel on the ground in the region  Download multimedia … Continued