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GAZA/ SIX MONTHS AFTER

In the State of Palestine, children continue to recover from the seven weeks of violence that engulfed Gaza during July and August 2014. The wounds from the violence are still raw, the trauma of what they witnessed is still too real. UNICEF

25 Feb 2015 | Read More »

LEBANON / SYRIAN REFUGEES WINTER

UNICEF is providing winter items to a total of 478,000 vulnerable Lebanese as well as Syrian and Palestine refugee children in Lebanon, helping to cope with the harsh winter. UNICEF

20 Feb 2015 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / BACK TO LEARNING

The 'Back to Learning' campaign, which was launched in Juba today by UNICEF and the President of South Sudan Salva Kiir Mayardit, will reach out-of-school children in all 10 states, including areas currently engulfed in conflict. UNMISS

19 Feb 2015 | Read More »

LIBERIA / SCHOOLS REOPEN

As children in Liberia slowly return to their classrooms this week, following seven months of Ebola-related school closures, UNICEF and its partners are putting in place safety measures to minimize the risk of transmission of the virus.  UNICEF

17 Feb 2015 | Read More »

GUINEA / EBOLA CHILDREN

UNICEF opened a temporary centre for the monitoring of children with one or both parents infected with the Ebola virus in Gueckedou, in the forest region of Guinea. UNICEF

9 Feb 2015 | Read More »

MALAWI / FLOODS NUTRITION

Unprecedented floods in southern Malawi left 79 people dead, 153 people missing, and displaced over 174,000. Some 26,000 people are left stranded in remote areas. UNICEF

29 Jan 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / UNICEF APPEAL

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) launched a record $3.1 billion appeal, it's largest ever, to help 62 million children in 71 countries caught up in a “new generation” of conflicts and disasters around the world. UNTV CH

29 Jan 2015 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / CHILD SOLDIERS

UNICEF and partners have secured the release of approximately 3,000 children from an armed group in South Sudan.  UNICEF / UNMISS

28 Jan 2015 | Read More »

UKRAINE / BOMB SHELTERS

Over 1,000 children are forced to seek refuge in underground bomb shelters in Donetsk city due to ongoing violence in eastern Ukraine. UNICEF

28 Jan 2015 | Read More »

CHAD / REFUGEES

Thousands of Nigerians have crossed the border to Chad in the past two weeks. They have traveled for 3-5 days on foot and by small canoes and fishing boats across Lake Chad to safety. Their lives were in danger after violent clashes broke out in the Nigerian town of Baga between Boko Haram and the [...]

23 Jan 2015 | Read More »

 

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