How does UNICEF help Children in Emergencies?
UNICEF has the global authority to influence decision-makers, we work with local governments to change laws and make a long-term difference for children. We also work on the ground, making a difference in the day-to-day lives of children, families and communities. We provide children with healthcare and immunization, clean water, nutrition and food security, education, emergency relief, protection and more. So when disaster strikes, we can move quickly to save and safeguard children, return them to school, and help families re-establish their lives.
Planned Emergency Results for 2014
Children are at risk in all areas of the world. Your help is needed most in these areas.
Due to the ongoing conflict that broke out in South Sudan in December 2013, 1.1 million people are internally displaced from their homes, of whom 588,222 are children (under 18). The ongoing conflict has thrown the agricultural sector into turmoil at a time when preparations should be underway for plantings and harvests. Read More »