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Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: January 24, 2017

Millions of children who are already vulnerable are facing a winter without warm clothing and heating.


Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: January 23, 2017

Since November 2016, nearly 315,000 people have been displaced from fighting in and around Aleppo City in Syria.


Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: January 18, 2017

Three years of conflict in South Sudan have taken a massive toll on the lives of millions of children and women across the country.


Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: January 16, 2017

2016 was a year of challenges and upheaval across the globe. The ongoing migration and refugee crisis has uprooted nearly 50 million children worldwide, leaving them vulnerable to violence and exploitation. Conflict and natural hazards continue to take a toll on children, with nearly 1 in 4 living in areas affected by crisis. In Haiti, the destruction caused by Hurricane Matthew has left 2.7 million people in need of life-saving assistance. In the aftermath of the conflict in Central African Republic, 1 in 2 children is affected by stunting.


Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: January 10, 2017

The first five years of life significantly affect a child’s health, education, well-being and future.


Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: January 6, 2017

Basel Alrashdan, 11, and his family were the first Syrian family to be resettled on Canada’s Prince Edward Island.


Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: January 5, 2017

Khadija Muuse, 70, is among tens of thousands of Somalis displaced by drought. The men in her family have all left for towns and cities in search of work, leaving her and other women and children behind. Rabaable village, near Garowe, Puntland.


Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: January 4, 2017

For over 70 years, UNICEF has been the defender of children around the world, regardless of gender, religion, race or economic background. When the world’s most vulnerable need a champion in the face of conflict, disease or exclusion, UNICEF has been there.


Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: January 3, 2017

In 2016, the lives of millions of children were disrupted, upended or nearly destroyed by emergencies, including conflict, natural disasters and fast-spreading epidemics. Nearly 250 million children currently live in countries affected by conflict; millions more face risks from natural disasters and fast-spreading epidemics.


Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: December 9, 2016

Seventy years ago UNICEF was founded to bring lifesaving aid, long-term support, and hope to children whose lives and futures are put at risk by conflict, by crises, by crushing poverty, and, increasingly, by the effects of climate change. UNICEF’s work for the most disadvantaged, excluded, and vulnerable children has never been more relevant, nor more urgent.