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Category : Child Survival

We are pleased to present all posts in category "Child Survival"

Water is a family affair

Posted by: UNICEF March 22, 2017

For millions of people around the globe, water, sanitation and hygiene conditions have improved. Still, in 2015, 663 million people are using unsafe drinking water. VII Photo’s Ashley Gilbertson photographed in seven countries for UNICEF, making portraits of families and their daily water use. As part of World Water Day, we present some of these portraits. Read more »

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Water is a gift, water is a right

Posted by: UNICEF March 20, 2017

Partnering with communities to support children’s access to clean water and basic toilets in the Sahel belt Read more »

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Getting children vaccinated – going the extra mile in northeast Nigeria

Posted by: UNICEF Canada February 16, 2017

In conflict-affected regions like northeast Nigeria, children miss out on life-saving vaccines. Read more »

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Top five unique Valentine’s Day gifts that change lives

Posted by: Amy Juschka February 10, 2017

Spread love! This Valentine’s Day, show your loved ones you care by giving a gift that gives back to children and families who need it most. Here are our favourite picks for unique and affordable Valentine’s Day gifts that are sure to spread love at home and across the globe. Read more »

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Saved in South Sudan: Nyajime’s remarkable recovery

Posted by: UNICEF Canada February 2, 2017

Four-year-old Nyajime Guet was too weak to sit up on her own. Severely malnourished and near death in a medical clinic in Juba, South Sudan, she lay silently cradled in her father’s arms. Read more »

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PHOTO ESSAY: For every child, hope

Posted by: UNICEF January 4, 2017

For over 70 years, UNICEF has been the defender of children around the world, regardless of gender, religion, race or economic background. When the world’s most vulnerable need a champion in the face of conflict, disease or exclusion, UNICEF has been there. Read more »

UNICEF @ 70: Then and Now

Posted by: UNICEF December 9, 2016

Seventy years ago UNICEF was founded to bring lifesaving aid, long-term support, and hope to children whose lives and futures are put at risk by conflict, by crises, by crushing poverty, and, increasingly, by the effects of climate change. UNICEF’s work for the most disadvantaged, excluded, and vulnerable children has never been more relevant, nor more urgent. Read more »

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Water Pumps Improve the Lives of Hundreds of Malawi Children

Posted by: UNICEF November 22, 2016

Here is a real gift with a real impact. In Malawi, poor access to clean water is a real problem for many children. They are often the ones tasked with water collection, which can be long and difficult, leaving them less time for school. Moreover, the water collected is not always safe for drinking. To help with this major problem, UNICEF has installed dozens of water pumps in the Karonga District of Northern Malawi. Read more »

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