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Tag : Emergency Response

We are pleased to present all posts tagged "Emergency Response"

UNICEF responds to families affected by Typhoon Bopha

Posted by: UNICEF Canada December 14, 2012

An estimated 2.3 million children have been affected by Super Typhoon Bopha. UNICEF is on the ground providing assistance to the families affected, with a focus on ensuring clean water supply, providing temporary sanitation and non-food items for displaced families. Read more »

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UNICEF Supports Families Caught in Conflict in the DRC

Posted by: Emily McNally November 28, 2012

Children and their families are on the front lines of a conflict in North Kivu province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Read more »

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Children bear the brunt of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Posted by: UNICEF Canada November 26, 2012

The recent Israeli-Palestinian conflict has devastated and taken lives. On both sides of the border, the children were worst affected – scarred for the rest of their lives by raining bullets and bombs. UNICEF remains committed to alleviating the suffering of children and women irrespective of the political context they are living in. Read more »

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One Canadian's Perspective

Posted by: UNICEF Canada October 24, 2012

From the field, Chris Tidey witnessed first-hand UNICEF’s role in the road to recovery in Pakistan and the Horn of Africa. Read more »

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No Child Too Far: Interview with Chris Tidey

Posted by: UNICEF Canada October 24, 2012

Chris Tidey is a UNICEF Communications Specialist. He travels to emergencies to help get the word out about what’s needed most to save children’s lives. Read more »

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Investing in Education for Syrian Refugee Children

Posted by: Emily McNally October 10, 2012

UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake visits a new UNICEF emergency school that opened its doors this week to Syrian refugee children in the Za'atari Camp in Jordan. Read more »

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On the Ground in the Za’atari Refugee Camp

Posted by: Guest Author August 20, 2012

UNICEF Communications Specialist Hala Abu Khatwa reports on the day to day challenges refugee families face on in the Za’atari refugee camp. Read more »

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Syria’s Refugee Children Cope with Trauma of War

Posted by: Emily McNally August 13, 2012

An inside look at life in the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan, and the damaging psychological impacts the conflict is having on Syrian refugee children, by Rick Westhead in the Toronto Star. Read more »

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A Personal Reflection on the Crisis in Syria

Posted by: Guest Author August 8, 2012

Bayan Yammout grew up in war-torn Beirut, experiencing first-hand the hardship conflict places on children – and the life-saving support UNICEF provides. Here are her thoughts on the current situation in Syria. Read more »

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Syrian Volunteers Rise to the Occasion

Posted by: Guest Author July 31, 2012

Razan Rashidi, Communication Officer with UNICEF in Damascus, describes how ordinary people are essential partners of humanitarian organizations responding to the crisis. Read more »

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