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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 »

TANZANIA / CHOLERA

In Nyarugusu camp, in Tanzania, the threat of cholera and other diseases is real, close and magnified as numbers in the camp have more than doubled since the recent influx of refugees fleeing a volatile situation in Burundi.  UNICEF

1 Jul 2015 | Read More »

UNICEF / WORLD SANITATION REPORT

Lack of progress on sanitation threatens to undermine the child survival and health benefits from gains in access to safe drinking water, warn WHO and UNICEF in a report tracking access to drinking water and sanitation against the Millennium Development Goals.  UNICEF / FILE

30 Jun 2015 | Read More »

YEMEN / CHILDREN AT RISK

The ongoing conflict in Yemen is having a devastating impact on the country's health system, and exposing millions of children to the threat of preventable diseases,  the UN's children's fund reported Tuesday.  UNICEF  

30 Jun 2015 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / CHOLERA

South Sudanese Ministry of Health together with World Health Organization (WHO) issued a report Tuesday (23 Jun) that said a number of people infected by cholera in Juba have risen to more than 200. UNMISS

25 Jun 2015 | Read More »

UNICEF / CHILDREN REPORT WRAP

The global community will fail millions of children if it does not focus on the most disadvantaged in its new 15-year development roadmap, the UN Children's Fund  warned today. UNICEF / FILE

23 Jun 2015 | Read More »

NEPAL / CHILD TRAFFICKING

United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) said today at least 245 children have been intercepted from being trafficked and unnecessarily or illegally placed in children's care homes since the first earthquake hit Nepal almost two months ago. UNICEF

19 Jun 2015 | Read More »

BURUNDI / CHOLERA OUTBREAK RESPONSE

The town of Nyanza Lac in southern Burundi, which borders with Tanzania, is a region where cholera is endemic, with outbreaks occurring here every year or two. But this year, cholera raged across the border in Tanzania among Burundian refugees who had fled to the neighboring country due to rising insecurity and political violence in [...]

18 Jun 2015 | Read More »

YEMEN / CHILDREN HEALTH CARE

Nearly three months into the conflict, Yemen faces a humanitarian catastrophe with 21 million people in need of humanitarian assistance. UNICEF projects that with the fast deteriorating basic social services, 2.5 million children at risk of suffering from diarrhoea, 1.3 million from pneumonia and nearly 280,000 from severe and acute malnutrition over the next 12 [...]

16 Jun 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / YEMEN HUMANITARIAN

Four times as many children have been killed in the conflict in Yemen over the past 10 weeks compared with the number of confirmed deaths of children in 2014, according to the United Nations children's agency, UNICEF. UNTV CH

16 Jun 2015 | Read More »

 

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