Tags: War & Conflict
Learn more about UNICEF’s work under the topic "War & Conflict".
3 things to know about Blue Dots
UNICEF is working with UNHCR, local authorities and partners to bring safety, stability and advice to families fleeing the war in Ukraine through Blue Dot hubs.
UNICEF dispatches emergency supplies to support children in Ukraine
Humanitarian needs are escalating rapidly for Ukraine’s children. UNICEF and partners are working around the clock to ensure they get desperately needed support.
Building Back Better: Stories of Success from 2021
As we close out 2021 – UNICEF’s 75th year of working to defend every child’s right to a childhood – we look back on some of our success stories from the past year.
The Corona Van: Supporting Children in Syria through COVID-19
UNICEF is supporting "Corona Van" in Al Tal, Syria. The van reaches them with psychosocial support and awareness-raising on prevention against COVID19.
Yemen: A Crisis Unlike Any Other
Six years of conflict has caused the world’s largest humanitarian crisis in Yemen. What does this mean for children and what is UNICEF doing to help?
The Heaviest Price: 10 Years of Conflict in Syria
After a decade of conflict, children in Syria continue to pay the heaviest price. Today we answer pressing questions about what is happening in Syria, how UNICEF is working to protect children, and how you can support our work.
In War-Torn Syria, A Brave Mother Fights For Her Children
Seven years ago, a young mother named Haifa and 50 members of her extended family fled escalating violence in the city of Erbin and settled on a farm in the suburbs, where they hoped they'd be safe. Now Haifa tells her story of how she has worked to protect her children from the conflict.
Going Door to Door to Protect Yemen's Children
Every day, Saba - a health worker in Yemen - braves rough terrain to meet with families and ensure children continue to have access to vital medical services.
Children in Syria: An Ongoing Crisis
Syria’s nine year conflict has continued unabated, with all parties to the conflict intensifying military operations in Idleb, Aleppo, Hama, Eastern Ghouta and in the Northeast of the country. Despite the ongoing conflict, UNICEF has been working hard to provide essential supplies and support to children in the region.
2018 witnessed the highest reported deaths of children in armed conflict around the world
Twenty-four thousand children were killed or maimed in conflicts in 2018. This is the highest number ever reported by the UN since it began monitoring the six grave violations affecting children nearly 15 years ago. David Morley comments on the situation and how Canada must make children’s rights, safety and wellbeing a global priority.