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Children living in storm-affected areas face worsening food insecurity and nutrition crisis. The impact of two cyclones hitting Mozambique in one season was devastating and unprecedented; however, it is only now that the residual effects of the disaster are really beginning to be felt.
For the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), UNICEF’s Executive Director Henrietta Fore has drafted an open letter to the world’s children – about why she’s worried, and hopeful, for the next generation.
Two years after mass exodus from Myanmar, quality learning and life skills are crucial to more than 500,000 children sheltered in Bangladesh
Amidst the second deadliest outbreak of Ebola globally, and the deadliest in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the number of children who have been left orphaned or unaccompanied by the disease is rising at an alarming rate.
The number of children in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) who have been orphaned or left unaccompanied due to the Ebola epidemic has more than doubled since April, requiring a rapid ramp-up of specialized care in the Ebola-hit provinces of Ituri and North Kivu.
In the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, one in three Ebola victims is a child but Ebola survivors are often treated with stigma and mistrust by their communities. Jacques, age 8, was infected with Ebola but now he’s back home, and with the help of UNICEF, being welcomed back into his community.
Venezuela is currently undergoing a devastating economic crisis, leaving 3.2 million children – or 1 in 3 – in need humanitarian assistance. Click through to learn more about the crisis in Venezuela and what you can do to help.
UNICEF calls for improved humanitarian access and protection of children including re-integration into local communities and safe return to home countries
Statement by Geert Cappelaere, UNICEF Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa
Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore