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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.

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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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.

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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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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.

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A pandemic through a girl's eyes: 16 adolescent girls from nine countries film their lives under lockdown.

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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.

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Every child is unique. The way they are coping with the impacts of coronavirus is no different.

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