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Asia 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.

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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Anojitha Sivaskaran is an internally displaced person who grew up facing the hardships of Sri Lanka’s civil war. She has directly experienced food shortages, insecurity, injustice, and inadequate shelter, but continues to fight for sustainable peace and quality education. In her blog, Anojitha talks about the importance of including young people in order to make transformational change both locally and globally.

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Throughout India, COVID-19 cases continue to surge at unprecedented rates, with more than four new cases reported every second. This is how UNICEF is helping to control the spread and supply the fight against COVID-19.

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A massive measles-rubella vaccination campaign provides vital protection for children – and encouraging signs for future roll-outs.

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

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

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