Drama of new life and death for children on the move to Italy
For once it was a moment not of anxiety and despair but to stop and celebrate. For once we felt the thrill of new life, new hope in the ongoing drama of life and death of children on the move in the Central Mediterranean.
Girls held by Boko Haram need support to rebuild shattered lives
Chibok girls’ family reunions highlight plight of thousands of girls held by Boko Haram
UNICEF Delivers Water at the Front Line of Mosul Operation
UNICEF this week managed to reach Al Houd, a town just south of Mosul that was retaken by Iraqi security forces just two days prior, and deliver clean water to some of the thousands of families that have been caught up in this conflict.
Children in war-torn Syria risk their lives to go to school
With the start of the school year in Syria, over 1.7 million children remain out of school and another 1.3 million are at a risk of dropping out, according to new education data.
Critical supplies land in Haiti
This morning at 8:10 am local time a large cargo plane arrived from Copenhagen – filled with 100 metric tons of live-saving supplies. The flight was donated by UNICEF’s corporate partner, the UPS Foundation. A generous gift to the ongoing operation on the ground. Despite pouring rain which darkened the sky above the capital this is joyous occasion that brightens everybody’s day.
Aleppo: bringing health and nutrition to threatened children | Real Gifts with Real Impact
Survival Gifts are actual life-saving and life-changing supplies that are distributed around the world to children who are most in need. Each gift we have in our Survival Gift store is carefully chosen based on practical needs in the field; where UNICEF workers and communities are using them to save, improve and protect the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children.
Fighting the food crisis with Real Gifts that have a Real Impact
The region’s worst drought in decades has wreaked havoc on Ethiopia, Angola, Zimbabwe and surrounding countries. River beds dried up, livestock perished and crops were burnt to a crisp. Floods have polluted what little clean water remained.
Learning through play for young children in Rwanda: real gifts with real impact
The gift of learning is a dream for many children. UNICEF is working hard to reach children in need with real gifts that provide real impact: education is one of these precious gifts.
Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake on deadly attacks on schools in Idlib, northwest Syria
“Twenty-two children and six teachers were reportedly murdered today when their school compound was repeatedly attacked in Idlib, Syria.
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