Tropical Storm Amanda leaves destruction and grief as it passes through El Salvador
Hundreds of Salvadoran families have had to evacuate their homes due to the devastation caused by Tropical Storm Amanda
UNICEF AIRLIFTS ESSENTIAL SUPPLIES TO RESPOND TO COVID-19 IN YEMEN AS CASES INCREASE
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.
COVID-19: Number of children living in household poverty to soar by up to 86 million by end of year
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
Countries failing to stop harmful marketing of breast-milk substitutes, warn WHO and UNICEF
Agencies encourage women to continue to breastfeed during the COVID-19 pandemic
Food crisis likely to worsen in the Middle East and North Africa as COVID-19 continues
From the Regional Directors of UNICEF, FAO, WFP and WHO
At least 80 million children under one at risk of diseases such as diphtheria, measles and polio as COVID-19 disrupts routine vaccination efforts, warn Gavi, WHO and UNICEF
Agencies call for joint effort to safely deliver routine immunization and proceed with vaccination campaigns against deadly vaccine-preventable diseases.
Surge in violent attacks during COVID-19 lockdown puts children’s lives at risk in eastern Ukraine – UNICEF
UN Children’s Agency calls for all parties to the conflict to join global ceasefire and end more than six years of fighting
2.3 million children in need of protection in the Central Sahel region in 2020, a more than 80 per cent increase in one year
Existing child protection crisis worsens amid COVID-19
COVID-19: Dangers mount for migrant children forcibly returned to northern Central America and Mexico during pandemic
Virus fears compound existing discrimination and violence for returned migrant children, leaving them doubly at risk, UNICEF warns
Escalating violence in eastern DRC is straining humanitarian assistance to women and children: UNICEF
Over a quarter of a million people, the majority of them children, have fled intensifying violence in Ituri Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) since the beginning of the year, UNICEF warned today.