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SOUTH SUDAN / UNICEF FOOD AID

To respond to the ongoing nutrition crisis in South Sudan that had resulted in double the number of children suffering from severe acute malnutrition, UNICEF today airlifted over 2,500 boxes of nutrition supplies into the country. UNMISS

17 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UNICEF / ORLANDO BLOOM

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom wrapped up a visit  to Jordan where he met with children from Syria and their families whose lives have been devastated by the conflict – now in its fourth year. UNICEF

14 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UNICEF / LEBANON SYRIAN REFUGEES

As the relentless conflict entered its fourth year on March 15th, the heads of leading aid agencies traveled to the Bekaa valley in Eastern Lebanon to meet with Syrian families living in limbo. More than 1,000 refugees have taken shelter on this strip of muddy lowland next to a polluted stream. UNICEF

17 Mar 2014 | Read More »

UNHCR / LEBANON GUTERRES

The heads of UNICEF and UNHCR as well as senior representatives of Mercy Corps, Save the Children and World Vision International came together in Lebanon, to draw attention to the harrowing impact of over three years of conflict on 5.5 million Syrian children living in Syria and as refugees in neighboring countries.  UNHCR

17 Mar 2014 | Read More »

SYRIA / HOMS LAKE 3 YEARS ON

Interview withExecutive DirectorAnthonyLake in Homs: "The number of child refugees is over a million, more than double over the last year. So the wounds of this war are growing faster than our capacity to deal with it, although we are doing our best." UNICEF    

14 Mar 2014 | Read More »

UNICEF / SYRIA CHILDREN

The UNICEF emergency coordinator Ted Chaiban said "the situation of Syrian children is truly terrible after three years of conflict". A new UN Child Fund's report draws attention to the problems faced by 5.5 million children living inside Syria and living as refugees in neighbouring countries. UNTV / FILE

11 Mar 2014 | Read More »

UN / CHILD SOLDIERS WRAP

The Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution setting out practical steps to combat violations against children in armed conflict, as UN officials underscored the need to do more to ensure that children are protected and perpetrators are brought to justice. UNTV / FILE

7 Mar 2014 | Read More »

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC/ MALARIA

With the coming rains, UNICEF and partners are rushing mosquito nets to families displaced aroundBangui,Central African Republic, to try and prevent malaria. The disease is one of the leading causes of child deaths in the country. Even before the fighting, only about a third of children slept under the mosquito nets. UNICEF  

5 Mar 2014 | Read More »

INDONESIA / TSUNAMI UPDATE

The Indian Ocean tsunami was one of the worst disasters in living memory. It affected nine countries and killed about 170,000 people inIndonesia' Aceh province, alone. Ten years on,UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake visited Banda Aceh and Sabang to review the recovery and reconstruction. UNICEF

4 Mar 2014 | Read More »

PHILIPPINES / TEEN PROFILE

A young survivor finds a way to help other children – and himself – recover from the devastation of Typhoon Haiyan. UNICEF  

1 Mar 2014 | Read More »

 

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