Geographic Region: Central America and the Caribbean
Central America and the Caribbean 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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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.
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.
Haiti earthquake: 3 questions for Yama Laurent
Following the earthquake in Haiti on August 14, we talked with UNICEF Canada ambassador Yama Laurent, who originally grew up in Haiti before moving to Canada, about her experiences with the 2010 Haiti earthquake, as well as how her family still in Haiti is coping in the aftermath.
By the Numbers: How UNICEF Delivered During COVID-19
Five ways UNICEF kept children safe in our most challenging year yet.
Finding Light in the Dark: Top 5 Stories of Success in 2020
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.
Delivering life-saving vaccines during the COVID-19 pandemic
Health workers are stopping at nothing to ensure immunizations for every child.
Inside Look: COVID-19 and the Migrant Crisis
How is COVID-19 deepening the migrant crisis in Honduras and creating new dangers and complications for already vulnerable children and families? To learn more about how UNICEF has had to innovate and change course on the ground to deliver support and services, UNICEF USA sat down with Lea Beaudry, UNICEF Child Protection Specialist in Honduras.
Coping with COVID-19
A pandemic through a girl's eyes: 16 adolescent girls from nine countries film their lives under lockdown.
Universal Child Benefits A Must in Fight Against COVID-19
Backed by the findings of a new report, UNICEF issues an urgent call for Universal Child Benefits — cash benefits paid to all families with children — to counter the pandemic's economic fallout.