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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 »

UNICEF / FC BARCELONA

At an event hosted by UNICEF and FC Barcelona, a group of students in Los Angeles, California, met with players Andrés Iniesta and Marc-André Ter Stegen to discuss the critical role that sports play in children's lives and development around the world. UNICEF

21 Jul 2015 | Read More »

NEPAL / CHILDREN NUTRITION

On 25 May, a month after the 7.8 Richter scale earthquake struck Nepal, UNICEF, in partnership with Youth for World Nepal, a local non-governmental organization (NGO) helped a local District Health Office launch an emergency nutrition program. UNICEF

20 Jul 2015 | Read More »

OCHA / YEMEN PAUSE

The United Nation's top humanitarian official Wednesday called on all parties to the conflict in Yemen to start "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian pause" OCHA / FILE

15 Jul 2015 | Read More »

UN / MDGs

At the launch of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) report in Oslo, Norway Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that "global efforts to achieve the Goals have saved millions of lives and improved conditions for millions more around the world.” UNIFEED – UNTV /FILE

6 Jul 2015 | Read More »

PALESTINE / GAZA CHILDREN SITUATION

One year on, Palestinian children in Gaza are still trying to recover from the devastating effects of 51 days of hostilities last year, compounded by the slow pace of reconstruction. Those older than six have now witnessed three conflicts in their short lives, and children aged 10 or less have only known life in Gaza [...]

6 Jul 2015 | Read More »

LEBANON / SYRIAN CHILD LABOUR

The conflict and humanitarian crisis in Syria are pushing an ever increasing number of children into exploitation in the labour market, and much more needs to be done to reverse the trend, according to a new report released by Save the Children and  the UN Children’s Fund. UNICEF.  

1 Jul 2015 | Read More »

 

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