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Meet Saida, a 6-year old refugee on the Tunisian-Libyan border
Saida arrived at the Choucha camp on the Tunisian-Libyan border on March 8. She may be only 6, but she is used to life as a refugee. Saida was ...
UNICEF supports emergency vaccination in a transit camp on the Tunisia-Libya border
RAS JDIR, Tunisia, 21 March 2011 – A UNICEF-supported campaign led by the Tunisian Ministry of Health has been vaccinating children under the age ...
UNICEF is mobilizing staff and relief supplies in both Tunisia and Egypt
By 9 March, an estimated 115,000 people had crossed the border into Tunisia to escape the growing conflict in Libya. An additional 101,000 people ...
UNICEF supplies arrive near Tunisian-Libyan border
Some 47 tons of UNICEF supplies have arrived in the town of Ben Guerdane near the Tunisian-Libyan border, to cover needs in the areas of health, ...
UNICEF Executive Director offers sympathy and support to survivors of Japan quake tragedy
“We stand ready to assist them as they have helped so many others” UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake today issued a statement conveying the ...
Japan hit by massive earthquake
BREAKING NEWS UNICEF is closely monitoring the situation following a tsunami warning that has been issued for the entire Pacific basin, except for ...
Emergency support for migrants on the Tunisia-Libya border
RAS JDIR, Tunisia, 9 March 2011 – Desperate to earn money for her family, Joy left her four-year-old son in her mother’s care in Nigeria two ...
Tunisia’s youth step up to assist thousands of migrants fleeing Libya
As violence mounts in Libya, the border is overflowing with fleeing migrants. In the last two weeks, more than 100,000 have crossed the Libya-Tunisia ...
UNICEF Highlights Promise of Adolescent Girls on International Women’s Day
On the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day, UNICEF draws attention to the 515 million adolescent girls in the developing world who can ...
UNICEF and partners accelerate humanitarian response to Libyan crisis
As tens of thousands flee into Egypt and Tunisia to escape the escalating conflict in Libya, UNICEF is sending relief supplies to help meet the ...
UNICEF mobilizes staff and supplies to respond to the humanitarian needs caused by the unrest in Libya
As concern mounts over the influx of returnees and migrant workers to Tunisia, UNICEF is mobilizing staff and relief supplies to the western and ...
UNICEF deploys emergency teams to Tunisia and Egypt
As the refugee crisis in Libya continues, UNICEF has launched the Libya Crisis Children's Appeal US$7.2 million. Teams of experts have been ...