Five reasons why you should join Team UNICEF at the 2017 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon
With the 2017 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon quickly approaching, here are five reasons why you should put on your running shoes and join Team UNICEF!
The Road to Europe
Uprooted children are vulnerable to being preyed upon by smugglers and traffickers.
Mexico earthquake: return to normality as soon as possible for affected children
On 7 September at 11:49 pm, an earthquake with a magnitude of 8.1 on the Richter scale struck Mexico’s coast of Chiapas, which heavily affected neighbouring state Oaxaca and slightly affected other parts of the country, including Mexico City. More than 120 municipalities in Chiapas and 41 others in Oaxaca have been declared under a state of emergency.
Nearly 400,000 Rohingya refugees have fled Myanmar in the last 3 weeks
Since August 25, more than 400,000 Rohingya refugees have crossed the border between Myanmar's Rakhine State and Bangladesh, and that number is rising exponentially every day.
An Agenda for Action
UNICEF’s call for practical action and public engagement to help protect every child uprooted by war, violence and poverty.
Residents abandon hurricane-ravaged Barbuda
A first hand account of the after effects of Hurricane Irma on the island of Barbuda, where the storm has left many of its 1,600 residents homeless and needing immediate assistance.
Hurricane Irma: Dispatches from the field
Two islands, two perspectives from UNICEF staff on the devastating effects that Hurricane Irma has caused for children and their families.
Danger every step of the way
Alone on the move to Europe, their friendship started when seven Gambian boys met while waiting to travel by boat from Libya to Italy. Referencing their journey, the boys named their crew “Do it or die”.
Preparing for Irma: UNICEF Haiti's team deployed at the frontline
UNICEF has started to deploy teams to the locations that will most likely be hit hardest once Irma reaches the Haitian shore.
Less than 11 months since Matthew, will Irma be kind to Haiti?
As Hurricane Irma wreaks havoc on Haiti in 2017, Victoria Maskell reflects on past and present efforts to save the lives of children living in the country.