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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.

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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One week after Cyclone Idai devastated parts of Mozambique, the water supply system is working again in the hard-hit city of Beira – a life-saving development for children and families still reeling from the storm.

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Angelina Paulo, a single mother of 7 children tells her story on how she managed to survive Cyclone Idai.

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Today is World Water Day. UNICEF is calling for access to safe water for children around the world, especially in emergency situations like cyclone-affected Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe. This is vital to prevent the spread of water borne diseases such as cholera.

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