Tags: Emergency Response
Learn more about UNICEF’s work under the topic "Emergency Response".
A safe harbour for Ukrainians in Slovakia
In January 2023, UNICEF Canada’s President and CEO David Morley, visited Slovakia and witnessed the work being done by UNICEF in supporting children and families who have fled the war in Ukraine. Below are some of his thoughts from the visit.
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.
Humanitarian Action for Children 2023: Climate and conflict catastrophic for children
UNICEF’s Humanitarian Action for Children (HAC) appeal helps support our work as it provides conflict- and disaster-affected children with access to water, sanitation, nutrition, education, health and protection services.
Amid devastating floods, can 11-year-old Mukesh hold onto his dream?
Mukesh and his family are living in makeshift tents in Sindh, Pakistan after unprecedented floods devastated the country and his family lost everything.
COVID-19: A Double Emergency
COVID-19 is bringing a new threat to already battered countries – and makes delivering life-saving assistance even harder.
Coronavirus/COVID-19: What Do Parents Need To Know?
Here's everything parents and families need to know about novel coronavirus, how you can look after yourself and your children, and what UNICEF is doing to help.
Learning how to bring families back together in Palu
More than 100 children were reported missing after a series of earthquakes struck Central Sulawesi province in September 2018. In the days following the disaster, UNICEF provided training for social workers on how to locate these children and reunite them with their families.
Mozambique: Facing new challenges 6 months after Cyclone Idai and Kenneth
Children living in storm-affected areas face worsening food insecurity and nutrition crisis. The impact of two cyclones hitting Mozambique in one season was devastating and unprecedented; however, it is only now that the residual effects of the disaster are really beginning to be felt.
A Gathering Storm: Climate Change in Bangladesh
With massive tropical storms and instances of heavy flooding on the rise, climate change is clouding the future of children in Bangladesh.
In Malawi, bringing relief where homes and crops have been washed away
Massive flooding, as a result of Cyclone Idai, has left hundreds of thousands of children and families vulnerable.