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UKRAINE / DISPLACED CHILDREN

UNICEF is concerned with the current humanitarian situation in eastern Ukraine as more than one million people have been forced to flee their homes, including more than 140,000 children. UNICEF

30 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / CHILDREN ARMED CONFLICTS

UN officials urged protection for the war's youngest victims. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told Security Council "increasingly, children are snatched from a normal life of school and family, abducted by armed groups and thrown into a life of violence and horror." UNIFEED-UNTV

25 Mar 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / VANUATU APPEAL

The United Nations (UN) launched a near $30 million appeal to aid an estimated 166,000 people in need of help in Vanuatu 11 days after cyclone Pam struck the Pacific island nation. UNTV CH

24 Mar 2015 | Read More »

LIBERIA / ORLANDO BLOOM

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom concluded a four-day visit to Liberia where he praised the efforts of Ebola-affected communities in combatting the deadly virus. UNICEF

23 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / CSW

Delegates from around the world Friday concluded a two week meeting of the    Commission of the Status of Women that called for gender equality in 15  years. UNIFEED

20 Mar 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / SOUTH SUDAN CHILDREN

UNICEF Representative in South Sudan, told journalists in Geneva today that" major issues are affecting the entire wellbeing of South Sudan's children, with soaring malnutrition, deteriorating access to water and sanitation, education and health."

20 Mar 2015 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / EBOLA HOTSPOTS

The Rosanda village of 800 residents in northern Sierra Leone has been placed under quarantine to stem the spread of Ebola. With the support of UNICEF, “Hotspot Buster” have been active in raising awareness in the community to minimize the damaging affects of this epidemic. UNICEF

19 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / GING NIGERIA UKRAINE

Two senior United Nations humanitarian officials today urged international donors to ramp up financial support for relief efforts in Nigeria and Ukraine. UNIFEED – UNTV

19 Mar 2015 | Read More »

CHAD / EDUCATION REFUGEES

In the camp of around 3,800 refugees in Baga Sola, Chad , Peter is one of over 100 unaccompanied children who are receiving counseling and support, and who are also attending school. He fled fled violent attacks by Boko Haram in his village in Nigeria. UNICEF

18 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UNICEF / EBOLA REPORT

In a new report issued today, UNICEF said Ebola has a devastating impact on children, who make up about 20 per cent of infections in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. UNICEF

17 Mar 2015 | Read More »

 

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