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Category : Emergency

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

How Aleppo's orphans find a place to call home

Posted by: UNICEF March 23, 2017

What happens when you lose a parent in Syria? 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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An agenda for action on children uprooted

Posted by: UNICEF February 28, 2017

Nearly 50 million children are on the move — 28 million of them driven from their homes by conflict, and millions more migrating in the hope of finding a better, safer life. Far too many children encounter deadly danger, detention, deprivation and discrimination. The world must stand up for these children. It is time to take action. Read more »

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Hitting rock bottom: Children’s suffering in Syria at its worst, UNICEF reports on sixth anniversary of deadly conflict

Posted by: UNICEF Canada March 12, 2017

Grave violations against children in Syria were the highest on record in 2016, said UNICEF in a grim report of the conflict’s impact on children, as the war reaches six years. Read more »

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Famine threatens 1.4 million children, but there is still hope

Posted by: UNICEF Canada February 24, 2017

Almost 1.4 million children are at imminent risk of death from severe acute malnutrition this year. Famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan and looms in Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen. Every day children are dying and UNICEF is working with partners to provide life-saving support for children and families. These are the stories of some of the children caught in this crisis. Read more »

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Famine is declared in parts of South Sudan

Posted by: UNICEF February 21, 2017

Famine has struck parts of South Sudan and children urgently need our help to survive. War and a collapsing economy have left parents with nothing to feed their families and more than a quarter of a million children are severely malnourished. They need immediate, lifesaving aid and every day counts. Read more »

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Children and families in Syria face dropping temperatures with little protection from the cold

Posted by: UNICEF February 13, 2017

For children and their families across Syria, winter used to bring joy. But after six years of conflict, childhood memories of getting cosy around the heater, playing in the snow and warm winter clothes, are all but forgotten. Read more »

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Two refugees, a generation apart

Posted by: UNICEF Canada February 13, 2017

A young Syrian refugee and a World War II child refugee tell their story. Read more »

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Millions of children on the move at risk from harsh winter

Posted by: UNICEF January 24, 2017

Millions of children who are already vulnerable are facing a winter without warm clothing and heating. Read more »

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South Sudan is a forgotten children’s catastrophe

Posted by: UNICEF January 18, 2017

Three years of conflict in South Sudan have taken a massive toll on the lives of millions of children and women across the country. Read more »

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