Greater support needed for working families as COVID-19 takes hold – UNICEF and ILO
Newly released recommendations for businesses aim to help employers strengthen support for families during the pandemic.
Children in the Democratic Republic of the Congo at risk from killer measles, cholera epidemics: UNICEF
COVID-19 latest challenge facing battered health services
Despite challenges, UNICEF continues to ship vital supplies to affected countries amid soaring number of COVID-19 cases
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to grow, UNICEF is procuring and shipping vital supplies, including desperately required personal protective equipment (PPE), to countries affected.
UNICEF scales up support in 145 countries to keep children learning, as COVID-19 forces majority of schools worldwide to close
As nationwide school closures disrupt the education for more than 80 per cent of students worldwide, UNICEF today announced it will significantly scale up support in all countries to help children continue their learning while keeping schools safe.
Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore on the disruption of immunization and basic health services due to the COVID-19 pandemic
As the pandemic progresses, critical life-saving services, including immunization, will likely be disrupted, especially in Africa, Asia and the Middle East where they are sorely needed.
UN launches joint global humanitarian response plan to combat COVID-19 pandemic
UNICEF appeals for $651.6 million to help children impacted by global pandemic
COVID-19: More than 95% of children are out of school in Latin America and the Caribbean
In Latin America and the Caribbean, over 154 million children, about 95 per cent of the enrolled, are temporarily out of school due to the COVID-19, UNICEF reported today based on UNESCO data.
COVID-19: Children at heightened risk of abuse, neglect, exploitation and violence amidst intensifying containment measures – UNICEF
Newly released technical guidance aims to help authorities strengthen protection measures for children during pandemic.
Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore on the COVID-19 pandemic
UNICEF is working to help prevent the spread of the virus among communities in the affected countries. We are sharing accurate information on how to keep families safe, providing hygiene and medical kits to schools and health clinics, and mitigating the impact of the outbreak on children’s access to health, education and social services.
Almost 5 million children born into war in Syria, 1 million born as refugees in neighbouring countries – UNICEF
Over 9,000 children killed or injured in the conflict, according to verified data