Geographic Region: South America
South America is one of the geographical regions where UNICEF is currently running programs for children in need. On this page, you will find more information on UNICEF’s work.
All smiles for school
Some back-to-school smiles from children around the world as classes start in Canada again.
Protecting every child from vaccine-preventable disease
UNICEF’s latest State of the World’s Children Report states 1 in 5 children are unvaccinated, leaving them vulnerable to a range of vaccine-preventable diseases.
Stories of hope from 2022
To end the year with a note of gratitude, here are five stories of hope from around the world – showing us how one small intervention can impact the lives and futures of children.
Five humanitarians working for every child
On World Humanitarian Day we celebrate all the humanitarian workers who ensure children around the world are supported, so that they can thrive.
Celebrate World Water Day with children around the world
World Water Day is March 22. This is a day to acknowledge the right to water as a life-saving necessity. Find out more about the importance of safe water for children.
A Historic Effort: Providing Ultra-Cold-Chain Freezers Around The World
Thomas Sorensen, Senior Manager in the Cold Chain Unit, UNICEF Supply Division, explains the work behind the scenes to roll-out the largest ultra-cold-chain deployment in history.
By the Numbers: How UNICEF Delivered During COVID-19
Five ways UNICEF kept children safe in our most challenging year yet.
Finding Light in the Dark: Top 5 Stories of Success in 2020
2020 has been a challenging year for almost everyone. However, in spite of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, UNICEF continued to make strides in protecting every child’s right to a childhood.
Delivering life-saving vaccines during the COVID-19 pandemic
Health workers are stopping at nothing to ensure immunizations for every child.
Supporting the COVID-19 response in Brazil
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, UNICEF is scaling up delivery of health and hygiene supplies benefitting more than 583,000 people in Brazil.