As impact of climate crisis worsens, Caribbean islands see six-fold increase in estimated number of children displaced by storms, new UNICEF report shows
The estimated number of children displaced by storms and flooding in the Caribbean islands* saw a six-fold increase in the past five years, a new UNICEF report said today.
UNICEF issues largest-ever emergency funding appeal to reach historic numbers of children in need
UNICEF today released its US$ 4.2 billion 2020 emergency appeal to reach 59 million children with life-saving support in 64 countries across the globe. It is its biggest ask of donors yet, representing 3.5 times the funds requested in 2010.
Over 300 children and adolescents die every day from AIDS-related causes
Some 320 children and adolescents died every day from AIDS-related causes in 2018, or 13 every hour, according to a global snapshot on children, HIV and AIDS released by UNICEF today.
Federal government must respect First Nation children’s right to a childhood
UNICEF Canada calls on Cabinet to rescind challenge to landmark compensation decision
Youth activists take over the future at largest National Child Day event in Canada
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, actor Finn Wolfhard send special messages to UNICEF Canada’s Youth Activism Summit
30 years of child rights: Historic gains and undeniable achievements, but little progress for the world’s poorest children – UNICEF
Urgent action and a recommitment to child rights needed to address age-old and emerging threats
Lack of funding leaves millions of children in conflict and disaster zones at risk – UNICEF
Millions of children living in areas affected by conflict and disaster are at risk because of substantial shortages in funding for lifesaving humanitarian programmes, UNICEF said today.
Water station in northeast Syria out of service, impacting 400,000 people as violence continues
As violence continues today in the town of Ras Al-Ain, the A’llouk water station in the town has now been out of service for more than one week. The station, situated near the fighting, provides water supply for nearly 400,000 people, including many children.
Poor diets damaging children’s health worldwide, warns UNICEF
An alarmingly high number of children are suffering the consequences of poor diets and a food system that is failing them, UNICEF warned today in a new report on children, food and nutrition.
UNICEF greatly concerned by latest developments in northeast Syria
Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore