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Category : Emergency

We are pleased to present all posts in category "Emergency"

Notes from the Ebola epicentre

Posted by: UNICEF May 23, 2017

Going to the epicenter of an Ebola outbreak is not easy – you need to mentally prepare. Read more »

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A child is a child: One girl's perilous journey to safety

Posted by: UNICEF May 17, 2017

Her name is Mary. She's from Benin City in Nigeria. When she was seventeen, Mary tried to escape a life with no prospects to work in a restaurant in Italy. Instead she was set up to be trafficked into the sex industry. Read more »

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Unwitting victims

Posted by: UNICEF May 15, 2017

Marked by massive violations of children’s rights, the Lake Chad Basin conflict has shattered countless lives Read more »

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Diaries from Syria: a single mother’s journey of hope and fear

Posted by: UNICEF May 15, 2017

Being a mother is miraculous. But for me, being forced live far away from my children just to put bread on the table, has turned this blessing into a curse. Read more »

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Six-year-old Canadian girl gives up birthday gifts for Syrian children

Posted by: UNICEF Canada May 15, 2017

When Anna Puopolo turned five, she raised money for UNICEF’s work with children around the world. “This year,” she says, “we decided to do something a little bigger.” Read more »

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Jordan’s learning centres help children caught in conflict get back to school

Posted by: David Morley April 25, 2017

One of my strongest memories from this seemingly endless war is of a young Syrian refugee girl I met in Duhok, Kurdistan, Iraq – 12 years old and three years out of school – who had forgotten how to read. What kind of hope could there be for a society that, in this day and age, could let children lose their education? Read more »

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UNICEF Jordan’s Makani centres reach the most vulnerable children

Posted by: David Morley April 25, 2017

“Our village was so tiny, so far away and so unimportant that we thought the war would never reach us.” Hassan gave a sad shrug. “We were wrong.” Read more »

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2017 Top 10 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas That Give Back

Posted by: UNICEF Canada April 24, 2017

If you still don’t have an idea what to get for Mother’s Day but want to gift something truly unique, look no further. Read more »

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Race against time to save millions of lives in Yemen

Posted by: UNICEF Canada April 24, 2017

The continuing violence in Yemen is fueling one of the worst hunger crises in the world, with nearly seven million people not knowing where their next meal will come from and in desperate need of food assistance. Read more »

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Seven inspirational stories about mothers from around the world

Posted by: UNICEF Canada April 24, 2017

Wherever they are, mothers will do anything for their children. At UNICEF, we witness it every day while we work to help children and their families survive and thrive. For Mother’s Day, be inspired by some of those short stories about mothers who do everything they can to keep their children safe, healthy and happy. Read more »

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