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Australia and Oceania 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.

UNICEF is working with partners to deliver vital supplies to help protect children and families around the world.

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UNICEF has always stood by children through crisis and disease.

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Vaccines can prevent disease outbreaks now and in the future. No child is too far for health workers to go, to ensure that every child in their community has the right to good health.

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April 5-11 is recognized every year as World Health Worker Week and this year in particular, we wanted to recognize the efforts of just some of the millions of health care workers around the world, who – despite the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak – are hard at work to ensure children receive the vital care they need.

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UNICEF sits down with an expert midwife to talk about how pregnant women can protect themselves and their babies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Children around the world - many of whom are out of school due to COVID-19 - need support from their parents right now. And parents need support from their employers.

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Our president and CEO, David Morley, shares his thoughts on being part of a global change for good while many UNICEF staff members are currently being asked to work from home as part of ongoing COVID-19 precautions.

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When grocery store visits are limited, it can be tough to think about eating a very healthy diet. To help figure out "what's for dinner?" UNICEF has created some tips on preparing affordable but healthy meals for families.

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Tips for having age appropriate discussions to reassure children and help them keep themselves and their families safe.

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Dr. Lisa Damour – psychologist, New York Times columnist and mom of two – provides advice for parents on how to help your children deal with the many emotions they may be experiencing as a result of the current COVID-19 pandemic.

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