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Publication date: September 14, 2017

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!


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Publication date: September 14, 2017

Uprooted children are vulnerable to being preyed upon by smugglers and traffickers.


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Publication date: September 13, 2017

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.


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Publication date: September 12, 2017

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.


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Publication date: September 12, 2017

UNICEF’s call for practical action and public engagement to help protect every child uprooted by war, violence and poverty.


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Publication date: September 11, 2017

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.


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Publication date: September 8, 2017

Two islands, two perspectives from UNICEF staff on the devastating effects that Hurricane Irma has caused for children and their families.


Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: September 8, 2017

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”.


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Publication date: September 7, 2017

UNICEF has started to deploy teams to the locations that will most likely be hit hardest once Irma reaches the Haitian shore.


Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: September 7, 2017

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.