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Publication date: October 22, 2019

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.


Publication date: October 18, 2019

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. 


Publication date: October 15, 2019

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.


Publication date: October 10, 2019

Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore


Publication date: October 3, 2019

Twenty-three boys and two girls were released today from Nigerian Army administrative custody after being cleared of suspected ties with armed groups. This brings the number of children released this year to 44.  


Publication date: September 25, 2019

As the new school year starts amid continuing violence in Yemen, 2 million children are out of school, including almost half a million who dropped out since the conflict escalated in March 2015. The education of another 3.7 million children now hangs in the balance as teachers’ salaries have not been paid in over two years.


Publication date: September 23, 2019

For generations of Canadians, collecting coins for UNICEF was as much a part of Halloween as pumpkins and candy, and their first chance to support a charity. After a 13-year absence, UNICEF Canada is back, and with a fully digital fundraising campaign designed for kids today.


Publication date: September 12, 2019

With the support of UNICEF, the Government of the Bahamas today begins registering approximately 10,000 students displaced by Hurricane Dorian to enroll them back as soon as possible in safe schools that have not been affected by the natural disaster.


Publication date: September 8, 2019

As children in many parts of the world return to school, UNICEF is calling for greater protection of children living in conflict


Publication date: September 8, 2019

Today UNICEF announced the arrival to Nassau of a plane carrying nearly 1.5 tons of lifesaving supplies that will help provide access to safe water for over 9,500 children and families left reeling by the storm.