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NEPAL / RAMITA PROFILE

11-year-old Ramita Giri was eating her lunch on the porch of her house in Jyamire, Sindhupalchowk, when the devastating earthquake struck Nepal on 25 April. Unable to make any sense of the tremor, she rushed inside the house in search of her mother. UNICEF

27 May 2015 | Read More »

NEPAL / ONE MONTH AFTER

One month after the first of two major earthquakes hit Nepal and caused widespread death and destruction, an estimated 70,000 children under five need urgent nutrition support so as to prevent a deterioration of their health, according to the UN Children’s Fund. UNICEF

24 May 2015 | Read More »

NEPAL / UNICEF TENTS

UNICEF is setting up dozens of emergency medical tents, including maternity tents, across quake  affected areas. UNICEF

21 May 2015 | Read More »

KOREA / WORLD EDUCATION FORUM

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova kicked off the 2015 World Educational Forum Tuesday in Incheon, Korea. WEF Pool  

20 May 2015 | Read More »

NEPAL / DESTROYED SCHOOLS

At least 950,000 children in Nepal will not be able to return to school, unless urgent action is taken to provide temporary learning spaces and repair damaged school buildings following the 25 April earthquake. UNICEF

19 May 2015 | Read More »

GUINEA / EBOLA FINAL PUSH

Tuesday marked the final day of a four day Government-led campaign to find all suspected cases in Forecariah, Guinea, the current epicentre of the Ebola outbreak. UNICEF

19 May 2015 | Read More »

YEMEN / WATER SHORTAGES

The conflict in Yemen has left the population short on dependable water supplies, the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) reports. UNICEF

19 May 2015 | Read More »

YEMEN / FUEL SHORTAGES

The conflict in Yemen has resulted in severe shortages of food and fuel, the UN Children's fund reports. UNICEF

18 May 2015 | Read More »

NEPAL / EARTHQUAKE BABIES

UNICEF warns that  the lives of almost 18,000 babies and mothers in Nepal could be at risk  over the next month unless urgent action is taken to restore key healthcare systems across the country. UNICEF

15 May 2015 | Read More »

CAR/ CHILD SOLDIERS

More than 300 children, including several under 12 years old, have been released from armed groups in the Central African Republic following a UNICEF-facilitated agreement by the groups' leaders to free all children in their ranks. UNICEF

15 May 2015 | Read More »

 

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