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GENEVA / MIGRANTS CRISIS FYROM

The number of women and children fleeing violence in countries of origin and passing through the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) seeking refuge in Europe has tripled in the past three months, UNICEF spokesperson Christophe Boulierac said today to reporters in Geneva.  UNTV CH

1 Sep 2015 | Read More »

GEVGELIJA / REFUGEES CHILDREN

UNICEF said an estimated 3,000 people are transiting through the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) daily, adding that a third of them are women and children. UNICEF

1 Sep 2015 | Read More »

CAR / CHILD SOLDIERS DEMOBILIZATION

An additional 163 children – including 5 girls – have been released by an armed group in the Central African Republic. The children were released by the anti-Balaka militia during a ceremony Friday (28 Aug) in the town of Batangafo.  UNICEF

28 Aug 2015 | Read More »

UNICEF – WORLD BANK / NOVAK DJOKOVIC

Novak Djokovic, the world’s top ranked men’s tennis player, was today appointed Goodwill Ambassador by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), after having served as the agency’s Serbian Ambassador and promoting children’s rights within his own private foundation. The Novak Djokovic Foundation and the World Bank also announced a new partnership to promote early childhood [...]

26 Aug 2015 | Read More »

YEMEN / CHILDREN CASUALTIES

An average of eight children are being killed or maimed every day in Yemen as a direct result of the conflict gripping the country, according to a report released by UNICEF. UNICEF

18 Aug 2015 | Read More »

SYRIA / WATER CUTS ALEPPO

The restoration of water supply to the war-torn city of Aleppo has come as a welcome relief to residents whose taps have run dry in recent weeks due to the fighting and frequent power cuts. UNICEF

12 Aug 2015 | Read More »

LIBERIA / POST EBOLA BIRTH REGISTRATION

UNICEF is supporting a drive by the Liberian Government to register more than 70,000 children whose births were not recorded during the Ebola crisis, leaving them vulnerable to marginalization and exclusion. UNICEF

31 Jul 2015 | Read More »

NEPAL / EARTHQUAKE DISPLACED COMMUNITIES

After Nepal's April 25 earthquake and its aftershocks, children continue to face multiple risks as their families have been pushed deeper into poverty and they remain in need of aid. About 1 million children live in areas at high risk of landslides and floods due to the current monsoon season. UNICEF

30 Jul 2015 | Read More »

NEPAL / EARTHQUAKE COMMUNITY AWARENESS

UNICEF and the national radio station 'Radio Nepal' have been collaborating since the April 25th earthquake to air the 'Bhandai Sundai' [Saying Listening] Radio programme. 'Bhandai Sundai' has been providing psycho-social support and key life-saving information to millions of listeners. UNICEF

29 Jul 2015 | Read More »

NEPAL / EARTHQUAKE TENTS

For  the earthquake-affected population in rural areas of Nepal, UNICEF has so far provided 293 medical tents, 284 sets of basic medical supplies kits, 5000 blankets, 50 diarrhea disease kits and 500 baby suits for newborns. UNICEF

24 Jul 2015 | Read More »

 

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