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Middle East and North Africa is one of the geographical regions where UNICEF is currently running programs for children in need. On this page, you will find more information on UNICEF’s work.

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.

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These are challenging times. Children’s lives all around the world have been turned upside down. All children are affected by COVID-19, no matter where they’re from, but the most vulnerable children are facing some of the toughest challenges. We must support each other. COVID-19 binds us together. Solidarity binds us together.

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The Afghan Girls Robotic Team turns an idea into an innovation.

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Young people in camps for displaced people in Mali are being empowered with information about how to protect themselves and their communities.

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Health workers are stopping at nothing to ensure immunizations for every child.

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As school doors start to reopen in some countries, what does it look like for students?

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In Aleppo, Syria, a joint UNICEF and World Food Program (WFP) venture is helping children like Lamis and her family secure essentials, during COVID-19.

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Despite disruptions, social workers, counsellors and helpline workers show courage and commitment.

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Human traffickers prey upon children in desperate circumstances who cross borders alone, hoping to find work to support themselves and their families. UNICEF helps them get home safely.

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Former UNICEF Yemen Representative Sara Beysolow Nyanti reflects on successes and challenges of maintaining a massive emergency cash transfer program in the midst of COVID-19.

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