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Stories about UNICEF's work for children around the world
Thirsting for a Future on World Water Day
A new UNICEF report has warned 600 million children (1 in 4) will live in areas with extremely limited water resources by 2040. According to ...
VIDEO: WATCH: Heartbeat, a song for Syria – performed by children of war
UNICEF has released ‘Song for Syria’ a powerful new song and music video performed by children affected by six years of war in Syria. The song ...
In Yemen, a child dies every ten minutes from preventable causes.
Four years of unrest and conflict have left more than 10 million children in Yemen in urgent need of help. With the countries health service near ...
Therapeutic feeding centres provide lifesaving treatment to children affected by famine in South Sudan.
The nutritional situation in South Sudan is critical. Malnutrition levels among children have reached emergency levels. Ongoing conflict and an ...
Rapid Response Missions provide vital supplies to children in South Sudan
Rapid Response Missions are vital in emergency situations like South Sudan, where ongoing conflict has displaced millions of people from their ...
“I was comforted by my dreams” – unaccompanied child migrants detained in Libya
A Deadly Journey for Children - Central Mediterranean Migration Route. UNICEF's latest report on child migration includes the story of Pati* (16), ...
PHOTO ESSAY: “We got the vouchers at just the right time. Winter is harsh here.”
Winter clothing e-vouchers are providing warmth and dignity for Syrian children, while also supporting the local economy. Winters in Syria are harsh ...
“School is a Mother: it teaches us” – Nisreen (13) from Iraq
For most children, the first day back to school is not something they look forward to. But for children who haven’t set foot inside a classroom ...
WATCH: One story. Two refugees. 70 years apart
It's happening again. Hear the remarkable similarities between the stories of Harry, a child refugee of WWII and Ahmed, a child refugee from Syria. ...
Humanitarian Action for Children 2017
UNICEF has launched its largest ever emergency assistance appeal. We estimate $3.3 billion will be needed to carry out essential humanitarian work on ...
Tiny Stories – a collection of wishes from writers and the President of Ireland
UNICEF is marking its 70th Anniversary, and as part of the celebrations we asked well-known dignitaries and writers from all over the world to ...
Photo essay: For every child, hope
For over 70 years, UNICEF has been the defender of children around the world, regardless of gender, religion, race or economic background. When the ...