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UNICEF / WEST AFRICA IMMUNIZATION

For the first time since the start of the Ebola outbreak, Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone are conducting major nationwide immunization campaigns to protect millions of children against preventable but potentially deadly diseases. UNICEF

24 Apr 2015 | Read More »

ITALY / SURVIVORS IN SICILY

The 28 survivors of what is expected to be the biggest migration sea tragedy in the Mediterranean   landed ashore in Sicily, Italy. Earlier in the day the recovered bodies of those who lost their lives were taken to Malta. Around 800 people lost their lives in the tragedy, only 24 bodies were recovered.  UNHCR

21 Apr 2015 | Read More »

UN / BAN ON SOMALIA DEATHS

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for the perpetrators of an attack on UN personnel in Somalia to be brought to justice. UNIFEED UNTV

20 Apr 2015 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / SCHOOL OPENING

As around 1.8 million children in Sierra Leone are returning  to school this week after an eight month break due to Ebola, the Government of Sierra Leone, UNICEF and partners are working to ensure that children are safe through teacher training, hand-washing and regular temperature checks. UNICEF  

16 Apr 2015 | Read More »

YEMEN / HUMANITARIAN AID

An  aircraft loaded with UNICEF lifesaving supplies   arrived at Sana'a International Airport Tuesday, bringing nearly 76 metric tonnes of antibiotics, bandages, syringes, IV sets and other materials. UNICEF

14 Apr 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / SIERRA LEONE SCHOOLS

Following an eight month enforced break from school, due to Ebola, around 1.8 million children in Sierra Leone are preparing to return to the classroom this week. UNTV CH  

14 Apr 2015 | Read More »

NIGER / REFUGEE CHILDREN

A new UNICEF report said around 800,000 children have been forced to flee their homes as a result of the conflict in northeast Nigeria between Boko Haram, military forces and civilian self-defence groups. Released one year after the abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls in Chibok, the publication reveals that the number of children running [...]

13 Apr 2015 | Read More »

YEMEN / SANA'A AID ARRIVAL

A first airlift of urgent medical and other supplies from UNICEF arrived today at Sana'a International Airport, as the conflict in Yemen continues to exact a heavy toll on children and their families. UNIFEED-UNTV / UNICEF

10 Apr 2015 | Read More »

UN / DPRK SILENT EMERGENCY

The UN's top official in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)  said today UN agencies need $111 million to support humanitarian needs in what he called a "silent emergency" in that country. UNIFEED-UNTV

9 Apr 2015 | Read More »

WHO-UNICEF / YEMEN CHILDREN

With conflict escalating in many parts of Yemen, the United Nations warned Tuesday that children continue to be killed, injured, displaced and put at increasing risk from disease. UNTV-CH

7 Apr 2015 | Read More »

 

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