More than 10 million people, including children, living in Pakistan’s flood-affected areas still lack access to safe drinking water - UNICEF
Six months after catastrophic floods struck Pakistan, more than 10 million people, including children, living in flood-affected areas remain deprived of safe drinking water, leaving families with no alternative but to drink and use potentially disease-ridden water.
UNICEF calls on de facto authorities to allow girls to return to secondary school in Afghanistan immediately
Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Catherine Russell on the start of the new school year in Afghanistan
A triple threat of water-related crises is endangering the lives of 190 million children - UNICEF
As world leaders prepare to attend the historic UN Water Conference, UNICEF calls for urgent investment in climate-resilient water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) services to protect children
In wake of Cyclone Freddy, amid disruption to critical services, cholera surges in Mozambique
One week after Cyclone Freddy made landfall for a second time in Mozambique, creating severe disruption to critical services, the threat of cholera is growing rapidly for children and families.
Children at risk of cholera in aftermath of Cyclone Freddy - UNICEF
Millions of children are at risk in the face of a potential increase in cholera cases in Malawi and Mozambique in the aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Freddy, which has ravaged both countries for the second time in less than a month.
10 million children in extreme jeopardy in central Sahel as insecurity seeps into neighbouring countries – UNICEF
Ten million children in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger are in dire need of humanitarian assistance – twice as many as in 2020 – largely due to spiralling conflict, while nearly 4 million children are at risk in neighbouring countries as hostilities between armed groups and national security forces spill across borders, according to a UNICEF child alert issued today.
UNICEF warns of looming child nutrition crisis in Syria amid 12 years of conflict and deadly earthquakes
Twelve years of conflict, and the recent deadly earthquakes, have left millions of children in Syria at heightened risk of malnutrition, UNICEF warned today.
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WHO and UNICEF launch cholera vaccination campaign in northwest Syria amidst earthquake response
The World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), in coordination with health authorities, the Syria Immunization Group (SIG), and the Global Alliance for Vaccines (GAVI), kicked off a cholera vaccination campaign in earthquake-hit areas of northwest Syria.
Malnutrition in mothers soars by 25 per cent in crisis-hit countries, putting women and newborn babies at risk – UNICEF
With half of stunting in children under 2 developing during pregnancy and before six months, new report raises the alarm on the need to invest in essential nutrition programmes for adolescent girls and women