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As violence continues today in the town of Ras Al-Ain, the A’llouk water station in the town has now been out of service for more than one week. The station, situated near the fighting, provides water supply for nearly 400,000 people, including many children. 

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Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore

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As the new school year starts amid continuing violence in Yemen, 2 million children are out of school, including almost half a million who dropped out since the conflict escalated in March 2015. The education of another 3.7 million children now hangs in the balance as teachers’ salaries have not been paid in over two years.

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As children in many parts of the world return to school, UNICEF is calling for greater protection of children living in conflict

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UNICEF scaling up emergency response to support children and families affected

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Like many children affected by the increased violence in central Mali, Hamadou had to flee from a raid on his village. He and his family are living in a settlement, but their father has been missing since the attack.

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UNICEF calls for improved humanitarian access and protection of children including re-integration into local communities and safe return to home countries

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Statement by Geert Cappelaere, UNICEF Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa

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Number of countries enduring violent conflicts is at a 30-year high with devastating impact on world’s most vulnerable children

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