Geographic Region: Asia
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.
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Stories of hope from 2022
To end the year with a note of gratitude, here are five stories of hope from around the world – showing us how one small intervention can impact the lives and futures of children.
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.
Five humanitarians working for every child
On World Humanitarian Day we celebrate all the humanitarian workers who ensure children around the world are supported, so that they can thrive.
“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.
Celebrate World Water Day with children around the world
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.
Children Can Change the World: Youth Climate Champions
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.
How Mealtime Looks Around the World
Families want to feed their children the nutritious food they need to grow up healthy. But there are big barriers to doing so.
A Historic Effort: Providing Ultra-Cold-Chain Freezers Around The World
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.
I Am Not a Victim - I am a Changemaker!
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.
India: Struggling for breath
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.