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.
Haiti funding needs nearly triple following Hurricane Matthew
Three weeks since Hurricane Matthew made landfall in Haiti, UNICEF said it would need an additional US$22.5 million to meet the increasing needs of children in the country, including in the hurricane-hit areas.
Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake on multiple attacks on schools in Syria
“Yesterday, when a school compound in Syria was repeatedly attacked, killing dozens of children and teachers, we thought we had seen the depths of depravity.
Children released by armed groups in South Sudan
On October 26, 2016, a total of 145 children were released by armed groups in South Sudan. This is the largest number of children freed since 2015, when 1,775 children were released in the Greater Pibor Administrative Area.
Pollution: 300 million children breathing toxic air - UNICEF report
Almost one in seven of the world’s children, 300 million, live in areas with the most toxic levels of outdoor air pollution – six or more times higher than international guidelines – reveals a new UNICEF report.
Showcase your creativity to win a $5,000 scholarship while supporting UNICEF’s global work for children
Canadian children ages 14 or younger are invited to enter the annual Pier 1 Imports/UNICEF/Owlkids Greeting Card Contest to benefit children worldwide.
UNICEF welcomes passing of motion on First Nations child welfare, urging critical action for equity
UNICEF Canada has responded to today’s motion in the House of Commons to improve First Nations child welfare and comply with a Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) ruling.
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