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We are pleased to present all posts tagged "Water"

Water is happiness!

Posted by: UNICEF April 25, 2017

Investing in water, sanitation and hygiene is a priority. Read more »

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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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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 cuts add to the daily challenge of survival for Aleppo’s children

Posted by: UNICEF November 16, 2016

Water cuts and attacks on pumping stations regularly deny water to the people of Aleppo. For eight-year-old Huda and her family, collecting water has become a greater challenge with each passing year of the Syrian conflict. Read more »

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A call to end violence against children in Syria on this International Day of Non-Violence

Posted by: Karine Morin September 30, 2016

The United Nations, in declaring October 2 as the International Day of Non-Violence, sought to reassert the universal importance of non-violence while promoting a culture revolving around peace, tolerance and understanding. The past week’s events in Syria, however, speak to a conflict transformed into a humanitarian crisis that has worsened with time. In eastern Aleppo alone, at least 96 children have been killed and 223 others injured. Such circumstances make it increasingly harder to deliver desperately needed humanitarian aid. Below are stories, told through pictures, that depict the dedication of the teams from UNICEF and its partner organizations over the last week. What they show is courage, determination and hope amidst all of the horror. Read more »

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Fundraising ideas for schools: Raise money for a water pump

Posted by: UNICEF Canada April 20, 2016

Holding a fundraiser for a water pump is a wonderful way to rally your students around a worthy cause. With your valuable help, UNICEF is committed to ensuring that all children gain access to clean water and improved sanitation. Read more »

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Water + School = Hope

Posted by: UNICEF March 22, 2016

On March 22, #WorldWaterDay focuses attention on a natural resource that all our lives and livelihoods depend on. It is a day to be inspired and take action to make a difference for those who can’t take water for granted. Read more »

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5 facts about water

Posted by: UNICEF March 22, 2016

Water. Water is the source of life for all humans and our planet. Without water, we would simply not exist. Access to water is the most basic and fundamental of human rights, and it is under threat. Read more »

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Measuring success in WASH: the tea indicator

Posted by: UNICEF March 7, 2016

When you think of UNICEF, you probably don’t think of water networks and waste water treatment plants. For those receiving the water, there is a more important metric of success: how does the water affect the taste of the tea (‘chai’)? Read more »

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