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As part of its Reimagine campaign, UNICEF calls for accelerated action to prevent and treat malnutrition caused by pandemic as humanitarian community appeals for $2.4 billion to improve maternal and child nutrition


Securing healthy diets for the billions who cannot afford them would save trillions in costs


Number of malnourished children could reach 2.4 million by end of year, a 20 per cent increase

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Cash transfers and other measures can prevent families slipping into poverty


Global status report on preventing violence against children calls for more government action and warns of ‘dramatic impact’ of COVID-19


From Ted Chaiban, UNICEF Regional Director in the Middle East and North Africa and Dr. Ahmed Al-Mandhari, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean Region

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Today World’s Largest Lesson, in partnership with UNICEF and with the support of UNESCO, announces World’s Largest Lesson Live. This 35-minute educational show will premiere on YouTube on the 16th June 2020 11am EST, 4pm BST.

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In response to the increase in the number of cases of COVID-19 in Yemen, a UNICEF chartered plane on Saturday, 30 May landed at Sana’a airport with lifesaving supplies to help curb the spread of the disease in the conflict-hit country.


New analysis from Save the Children and UNICEF reveals that without urgent action, the number of children living in poor households across low- and middle-income countries could increase by 15 per cent, to reach 672 million