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Photo essay: 1.9m children suffer from severe acute malnutrition in the DRC
Families in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) seek safety and nourishment for their children. Violence and insecurity in the DRC continue ...
UPDATE: 800 children released from armed groups in South Sudan
UPDATED May 22nd For the third time this year, hundreds of children have been released by armed groups in South Sudan. The latest release brings to ...
Author Cathy Kelly tells TV show about plight of Syria’s children
Ambassador Cathy Kelly appeared on TV3's Pat Kenny Show this week, to talk about the children under attack in Syria. Syrian children are enduring ...
Aer Lingus’ UNICEF Ambassadors travel to India
An Aer Lingus cabin crew team of UNICEF Ambassadors recently traveled to India to see the work the organisation is doing for children. The 2018 ...
The Difference Emergency Food Can Make for Children in Syria
By the end of 2017, there were 2.9 million people living in hard-to-reach areas in Syria, including besieged areas. The situation facing people like ...
Seven Years of War – Seven Children’s Stories
A seven-year-old in Syria has never known a day without war. Millions of Syrian children have grown up facing the violence on a daily basis. After ...
UNICEF’s response in East Ghouta
Total number of children in need in Syria - 6 Million Number of children living in hard to reach areas - Nearly 1.5 million Number of ...
UNICEF issues blank statement after latest atrocities in Syria
UNICEF has taken the unusual step of issuing a blank statement in the aftermath of the latest violence in Syria. The blank statement has been sent ...
Atica’s road to recovery
How a kind sister and some theraputic food and medicine saved one little girls life ...
80% of teens hold themselves responsible for their safety online
UNICEF Ireland polled 400 Irish teens for Safer Internet Day in early February, the results were surprising. Answering ...
1 in 4 children live in conflict or disaster zones
UNICEF has launched an appeal for $3.6 billion to provide lifesaving humanitarian assistance to 48 million children living through conflict, natural ...
Ambassador Joe Canning speaks to Late Late Show about seven years of war in Syria
UNICEF Ireland Joe Canning travelled to Syria at the end of 2017, to see the impact of seven years of war on children there. Canning was deeply ...