Mozambique: Facing new challenges 6 months after Cyclone Idai and Kenneth
Children living in storm-affected areas face worsening food insecurity and nutrition crisis. The impact of two cyclones hitting Mozambique in one season was devastating and unprecedented; however, it is only now that the residual effects of the disaster are really beginning to be felt.
An Open Letter to the World’s Children
For the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), UNICEF’s Executive Director Henrietta Fore has drafted an open letter to the world’s children – about why she’s worried, and hopeful, for the next generation.
Celebrating Women Humanitarians
On World Humanitarian Day, UNICEF celebrates women humanitarians and their undying contributions in making the world a better place. Each year, our humanitarian programmes provide millions of children with a range of lifesaving services, but these services could not be provided without the support of women humanitarians. Let’s honor those women who have tirelessly improved countless lives, showcasing incredible strength along the way.
Beyond survival: The need for education for Rohingya refugees
Rohingya children and youth are increasingly frustrated because of the shortfall in education opportunities available to them in the refugee camps. Without access to education and development opportunities, thousands of Rohingya are at risk of becoming a lost generation.
Orphaned or Unaccompanied: Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Amidst the second deadliest outbreak of Ebola globally, and the deadliest in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the number of children who have been left orphaned or unaccompanied by the disease is rising at an alarming rate.
'I just want to find my father': Stories from Mali
Like many children affected by the increased violence in central Mali, Hamadou had to flee from a raid on his village. He and his family are living in a settlement, but their father has been missing since the attack.
Back Home for Jacques: An Ebola Survivor's Story
In the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, one in three Ebola victims is a child but Ebola survivors are often treated with stigma and mistrust by their communities. Jacques, age 8, was infected with Ebola but now he’s back home, and with the help of UNICEF, being welcomed back into his community.
Crisis in Venezuela: What should I know?
Venezuela is currently undergoing a devastating economic crisis, leaving 3.2 million children – or 1 in 3 – in need humanitarian assistance. Click through to learn more about the crisis in Venezuela and what you can do to help.
My Journey Through Honduras: Coming Home
UNICEF Canada President and CEO David Morley visited Honduras this spring, to learn more about the work that UNICEF is doing on the ground, to assist young families and migrants. This series will cover his reflections on the work, as well as some of the young people he met during his visit. Part 4 of 4.
My Journey Through Honduras: El Centro Belen
UNICEF Canada President and CEO David Morley visited Honduras this spring, to learn more about the work that UNICEF is doing on the ground, to assist young families and migrants. This series will cover his reflections on the work, as well as some of the young people he met during his visit. Part 3 of 4.