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.
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A safe harbour for Ukrainians in Slovakia
In January 2023, UNICEF Canada’s President and CEO David Morley, visited Slovakia and witnessed the work being done by UNICEF in supporting children and families who have fled the war in Ukraine. Below are some of his thoughts from the visit.
Humanitarian Action for Children 2023: Climate and conflict catastrophic for children
UNICEF’s Humanitarian Action for Children (HAC) appeal helps support our work as it provides conflict- and disaster-affected children with access to water, sanitation, nutrition, education, health and protection services.
In Ukraine, babies are born into terrifying world of war
Newborn babies are spending the first days of their lives in shelters and basements.
Amid devastating floods, can 11-year-old Mukesh hold onto his dream?
Mukesh and his family are living in makeshift tents in Sindh, Pakistan after unprecedented floods devastated the country and his family lost everything.
“I cannot sleep at night. I am afraid another earthquake will come and we will die”
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.
Inside UNICEF’s Humanitarian Supplies Warehouse
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.
3 things to know about Blue Dots
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.
UNICEF dispatches emergency supplies to support children in Ukraine
Humanitarian needs are escalating rapidly for Ukraine’s children. UNICEF and partners are working around the clock to ensure they get desperately needed support.
Haiti earthquake: 3 questions for Yama Laurent
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.