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. Both consider themselves lucky to have been offered sanctuary outside the countries of their birth. Refugees need us. Refugees who are children are especially vulnerable.
UNICEF has launched its largest ever emergency assistance appeal. We estimate $3.3 billion will be needed to carry out essential humanitarian work on behalf of children in the greatest areas of need in 2017. See our assessment of countries in crisis here.
Strictly Come Dancing’s Laura Whitmore travelled to Nepal for the EU and UNICEF, as part of a campaign called #EmergencyLessons What Laura saw in this earthquake zone challenged her ideas about humanitarian aid.