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Seven Canadians making a difference in UNICEF's famine response

Posted by: UNICEF Canada June 29, 2017

Meet seven Canadians working to provide urgent humanitarian relief to children at risk of famine. Read more »


5 things to know about children and famine

Posted by: UNICEF March 31, 2017

Children can’t wait. Famine, drought and armed conflict are devastating lives and futures Read more »


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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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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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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Children released by armed groups in South Sudan

Posted by: UNICEF October 28, 2016

On October 26, 2016, a total of 145 children were released by armed groups in South Sudan. This is the largest number of children freed since 2015, when 1,775 children were released in the Greater Pibor Administrative Area. Read more »

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Meet five children caught in the crossfires of war

Posted by: Stefanie Carmichael September 12, 2016

Around the world, nearly 50 million children have been uprooted – 28 million of them driven from their homes by conflicts not of their making, and millions more migrating in the hope of finding a better, safer life. Often traumatized by the conflicts and violence they are fleeing, they face further dangers along the way, including the risk of drowning on sea crossings, malnourishment and dehydration, trafficking, kidnapping, and rape and even murder. In countries they travel through and at their destinations, they often face xenophobia and discrimination. Meet five children who have been caught in circumstances beyond their control and who are paying the price for wars not of their making. Read more »


In South Sudan, a bumpy start to a joyful family reunion

Posted by: UNICEF May 13, 2016

Since the 2013 onset of the violent conflict South Sudan, UNICEF and partners have registered more than 12,000 children for family reunification. Hear one family’s story of being reunited after two years apart. Read more »

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Ten things we’ll remember from 2014

Posted by: Andrea Ramhit January 2, 2015

How will you remember 2014? Was it the year of celebrity scandals and civic unrest? For millions of children worldwide, 2014 was a devastating year filled with horror, fear and despair. Here are 10 things we will remember from 2014. Read more »


World Food Day: Mary's incredible story of survival

Posted by: David Morley October 15, 2014

When I was in South Sudan, I visited the children’s hospital in Juba. That's where I saw Mary and her remarkable recovery. Read more »

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