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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.

On World Humanitarian Day we celebrate all the humanitarian workers who ensure children around the world are supported, so that they can thrive.

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Ahmad goes back to school with support from UNICEF

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World Water Day is March 22. This is a day to acknowledge the right to water as a life-saving necessity. Find out more about the importance of safe water for children.

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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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By improving access to safe and adequate water supplies, building basic sanitation infrastructure for households, UNICEF and SIDA have helped entire communities in Yemen to adopt positive health and hygiene practices

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Families want to feed their children the nutritious food they need to grow up healthy. But there are big barriers to doing so.

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Thomas Sorensen, Senior Manager in the Cold Chain Unit, UNICEF Supply Division, explains the work behind the scenes to roll-out the largest ultra-cold-chain deployment in history.

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UNICEF is supporting "Corona Van" in Al Tal, Syria. The van reaches them with psychosocial support and awareness-raising on prevention against COVID19.

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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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