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How UNICEF Responds to Emergencies like Indonesia:
There has been a devastating earthquake and tsunami in Palu, on the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia. Over 1.5 million people have been ...
Philippines Typhoon: What you should know about super storm Mangkhut
As Typhoon Mangkhut races towards the Philippines, 5 million people, nearly half of them children, are in the path of the massive storm. Mangkhut is ...
Yemen: Six Things You Should Know
The relentless conflict in Yemen has pushed a country already on the brink deep into the abyss." Henrietta H. Fore, UNICEF'S global Executive ...
Running for their lives
Migration is one of the most pressing issues of our times, and migrants are not just numbers. They are vulnerable people who need our help and ...
Children Stories from Central & Latin America
Children – no matter where they come from or what their migration status – are children first and foremost. Since early May, more than 2,000 ...
UNICEF helps Guatemalan children start again
“I ran as fast as I could, I was so scared.” 7-year-old Felipe Neftaly stands close to his mother, holding her hand. On June 3rd, the Fuego ...
Rohingya Crisis: cyclone season threatens refugees
Martin Worth, UNICEF’s Head of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) currently in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, is no stranger to ...
1.9m children suffer 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 Democratic ...
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 ...