Category: Child Survival
Child Survival is one of UNICEF’s main programs. On this page, you will find more information about current and past UNICEF projects, child stories and ways you can get involved.
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Celebrate World Water Day with children around the world
World Water Day is March 22. This is a day to acknowledge the right to water as a life-saving necessity. Find out more about the importance of safe water for children.
Oxygen Plant in a Box: Innovating COVID-19 Response
To meet the rapidly escalating needs of countries in providing medical grade oxygen for COVID-19 patients, UNICEF has developed an innovative Oxygen Plant-in-a Box package, to help increase oxygen producing capacity at hospitals and health clinics.
India: Struggling for breath
Throughout India, COVID-19 cases continue to surge at unprecedented rates, with more than four new cases reported every second. This is how UNICEF is helping to control the spread and supply the fight against COVID-19.
Yemen: A Crisis Unlike Any Other
Six years of conflict has caused the world’s largest humanitarian crisis in Yemen. What does this mean for children and what is UNICEF doing to help?
Going the Distance to Eliminate MNT with Female Health Workers
UNICEF-trained community health workers won't stop until they've vaccinated every woman of reproductive age against tetanus, even in the hardest-to-reach parts of the world.
Finding Light in the Dark: Top 5 Stories of Success in 2020
2020 has been a challenging year for almost everyone. However, in spite of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, UNICEF continued to make strides in protecting every child’s right to a childhood.
One Vaccine, 39 Million Children
For Pakistan’s national polio vaccination campaign, more than 260,000 trained frontline workers went door to door equipped with personal protective gear to vaccinate children under 5 years of age.
COVID-19: A Double Emergency
COVID-19 is bringing a new threat to already battered countries – and makes delivering life-saving assistance even harder.
Clean air for children in Bayankhongor
Gers – a traditional Mongolian yurt – rely on coal stoves for heating and cooking. To help combat pollution in Mongolia, UNICEF is working on new methods of energy efficiency and indoor air quality. So far, 200 chimneys have already been replaced but there’s many more to go.
Supplying the Fight Against COVID-19
UNICEF is working with partners to deliver vital supplies to help protect children and families around the world.