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Tag : Children and Armed Conflict

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8 Things You Need to Know About the Yemen Crisis

Posted by: UNICEF July 3, 2018

The humanitarian crisis in Yemen is worsening by the day. More than 22 million Yemenis – that’s three-quarters of the population – need humanitarian assistance and protection. More than 11 million of them are children. The conflict has made Yemen a living hell for its children. Read more »

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Malnutrition, unsafe water and limited education in Yemen

Posted by: Marie-Hélène Bachand January 26, 2018

In Yemen, an entire generation of children is growing up knowing nothing but war. They have been scarred by years of violence, displacement, disease, poverty, undernutrition and a lack of access to basic services including water, health care and education. Read more »

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8 things you need to know about the Humanitarian Action for Children (a report by UNICEF)

Posted by: UNICEF Canada January 29, 2019

Every year, UNICEF releases a Humanitarian Action for Children report. It’s our annual global appeal that draws attention to the situation of millions of children living in the world’s most difficult crises, while requesting the financial support needed to help these children survive and thrive in the face of extraordinary challenges. Read more »

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Help the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s children: the main victims of the conflict in Kasai

Posted by: Marie-Hélène Bachand January 18, 2018

Children living in Kasai, one of the poorest regions of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, remain the main victims of the crisis. When violence erupted, families fled into the forest. Sometimes families have described fleeing three or four times, sometimes even in the middle of the night. Read more »

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Education under attack in Borno, Nigeria

Posted by: UNICEF October 5, 2017

The new school year in northeast Nigeria is bittersweet. Education has been one of the biggest causalities of the Boko Haram conflict, with over 3 million children now in need of emergency education support so that they can get back to school and get a decent education. Read more »

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Children are #NotaTarget

Posted by: UNICEF August 18, 2017

Tens of millions of children caught up in armed conflict must be protected from life-threatening attacks and violence. Read more »

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Denied a childhood

Posted by: UNICEF August 14, 2017

In one of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s poorest regions, the future of an entire generation of children is at risk. Read more »

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Five signs of life in Yemen

Posted by: June Findlay August 4, 2017

Years of conflict in Yemen have left 18.8 million people - some 70 per cent of the population - in need of humanitarian assistance. Despite the trauma that many--especially children--are facing, there are signs of hope in the chaos. Read more »

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How Far Would You Go To Sit For Exams?

Posted by: UNICEF July 10, 2017

I was in Grade 8 when I was forced to leave school, after fighting started in my village in eastern rural Aleppo. Read more »

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