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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.

Imagine what children could do if they learned about climate and environmental crisises and their education taught them how to be changemakers. These young climate activists are fighting for climate education – to ensure that every child has the tools to help protect their environment and communities.

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To recognize the tireless work done by health workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re spotlighting health workers around the world and why receiving COVID-19 vaccines is important to them.

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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?

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After a decade of conflict, children in Syria continue to pay the heaviest price. Today we answer pressing questions about what is happening in Syria, how UNICEF is working to protect children, and how you can support our work.

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Five ways UNICEF kept children safe in our most challenging year yet.

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Seven years ago, a young mother named Haifa and 50 members of her extended family fled escalating violence in the city of Erbin and settled on a farm in the suburbs, where they hoped they'd be safe. Now Haifa tells her story of how she has worked to protect her children from the conflict.

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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.

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How this harmful practice affects millions of girls worldwide.

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For International Day of Education, we’re looking at teachers who are making sure that even when school is out, the learning doesn’t stop.

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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.

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