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Emergency 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.

Newborn babies are spending the first days of their lives in shelters and basements.

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Mukesh and his family are living in makeshift tents in Sindh, Pakistan after unprecedented floods devastated the country and his family lost everything.

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After the devastating earthquake in Afghanistan, 7-year-old Gulabea was trapped under her collapsed home for five hours with her family. When she was finally pulled to safety by neighbours, she emerged to find her community devastated.

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A look inside the UNICEF Supply Division in Copenhagen to see how volunteers and workers prepare life-saving kits for the children and families of Ukraine.

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UNICEF is working with UNHCR, local authorities and partners to bring safety, stability and advice to families fleeing the war in Ukraine through Blue Dot hubs.

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Humanitarian needs are escalating rapidly for Ukraine’s children. UNICEF and partners are working around the clock to ensure they get desperately needed support.

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8 tips to support and comfort your children

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Following the earthquake in Haiti on August 14, we talked with UNICEF Canada ambassador Yama Laurent, who originally grew up in Haiti before moving to Canada, about her experiences with the 2010 Haiti earthquake, as well as how her family still in Haiti is coping in the aftermath.

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Massive flooding, as a result of Cyclone Idai, has left hundreds of thousands of children and families vulnerable.

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An estimated 1.5 million children have been affected by the aftermath of Cyclone Idai, but in spite of all the adversity, baby Teresa represents hope for a brighter future.

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