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We are pleased to present all posts tagged "Yemen"

A journey to the frontline for the sake of children in Yemen

Posted by: UNICEF November 16, 2016

Recently, UNICEF gained a rare access to Razeh district in Yemen's northern governorate of Saada along the country's border with Saudi Arabia. Razeh has witnessed intensive fighting, including some of the fiercest airstrikes and shelling in the ongoing conflict in Yemen. 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 »

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Father’s Day stories: meet five remarkable dads

Posted by: UNICEF Canada June 13, 2016

From the everyday to the extraordinary, these fathers will do anything for their children. They all believe that the greatest gift they can ever give to their children is the chance for a better future. To honour Father’s Day, here are stories of fathers who struggle against the odds to ensure their children survive and thrive. Read more »

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Yemen’s children: The impact of violence and conflict

Posted by: UNICEF March 28, 2016

Exactly one year ago today, the conflict in Yemen escalated into a brutal war as violence gripped most of the country. Now Yemen is in the midst of an acute humanitarian crisis and there is no end in sight to the deadly conflict. Close to 10 million children face another year of fear, pain and deprivation. Read more »

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