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UKRAINE / CHILDREN

Since March 2014, over one million people have been displaced by the conflict in Ukraine. UNICEF is responding to the crisis with safe drinking water, hygiene kits, psychological support and more, the agency reported today. (UNICEF)

18 Dec 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / FAMILY REUNION

A South Sudanese family, broken up by war for many months,, is reunited in Juba.  UNICEF

18 Dec 2014 | Read More »

GA / #IMAGINE PROJECT

To mark the 25th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the most widely ratified legal agreement to protect child rights, UNICEF hosted an event at the General Assembly featuring the #IMAGINE Project – one of the world's largest-ever combined music recordings, to one of the world's most loved songs, John Lennon's [...]

20 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UNICEF / STATE OF THE WORLDS CHILDREN

On the 25th anniversary of the Convention of the Rights of the Child, The State of the World's Children reports that urgent action is needed to prevent millions of children from missing out on the benefits of innovation. UNICEF

19 Nov 2014 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / EBOLA CARE CENTERS

To help fight the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, UNICEF is constructing Ebola community care centers in Bombali, one of the districts worst hit by the current Ebola outbreak which has so far killed more than 1,000 people in Sierra Leone. UNICEF

14 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UNICEF / BATTLE AGAINST EBOLA

UNICEF said the battle against Ebola must be waged, and will be won, at the heart of the communities. The organization is helping the governments of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone build, staff and equip Community Care Centres, small structures where patients with Ebola symptoms are accommodated within their communities to break the cycle of [...]

13 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / SALAMA EBOLA

UNICEF's Global Ebola Emergency Coordinator, Peter Salama, said that if the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa is not stopped, "it is going to defeat everything that we've been doing in support of children collectively in these countries for many years." UNIFEED-UNTV

3 Nov 2014 | Read More »

LIBERIA / EBOLA TREATMENT

A new Emergency Treatment Unit (ETU) is being set up in Monrovia in cooperation by the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Liberian government to treat the overflow of Ebola patients. UNICEF

31 Oct 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / CHILDREN NOT SOLDIERS CAMPAIGN

The government of South Sudan, with the support of the UN, launched the "Children, not Soldiers" campaign nationally, marking the countries renewed commitment to end recruitment and use of children by its army. UNMISS

29 Oct 2014 | Read More »

GUINEA/ EBOLA MELIANDOU PATIENT ZERO

He is known as patient zero to the world.But his real name is Emile Ouamouno. He lived in Meliandou which marks its place in history as ground zero for the current Ebola epidemic. UNICEF

24 Oct 2014 | Read More »

 

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