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Campaigners Friday pleaded for more help for millions of children in conflict zones who are missing years of school, revealing only two percent of humanitarian ...
New project will monitor needs of vulnerable children, says UNICEF Brussels , 19 May 2017 - A grant from the European Commission of Euro 955809.00 to ...
Earlier in his remarks, UNICEF's Country Representative, Muhammad Fall, said his organisation's partnership with the Sokoto State government was the most outstanding partnership at the state level in Nigeria.
The high rates of acute malnutrition have increased the vulnerability of local communities to communicable disease outbreaks, including measles and acute watery diarrhoea.
Humanitarian access remained a major concern during the first quarter of 2017 in the Northern Regions and some parts of Mopti and Segou.
Nearly 700,000 civilians were forced to flee Mosul since the beginning of the operation to liberate the Daesh-occupied city, and 200,000 more are expected to leave, UN children's agency said on Friday.
Mozambique - children living with albinism in Southern Africa face discrimination and abuse, often culminating in abduction, murder or human trafficking.
A nutritionist, Mrs Bitrus Nacha of Nassarawo primary health care Centre (PHC) in Yola, has lauded UNICEF for its efforts at reducing the malnutrition burden in Adamawa.
Through the new partnership, a body called the UNICEF + Grey Global Kids Council is being established. The council will comprise young people from six countries, including the U.S.
Pupils at Anderson's spent almost 18 months working towards Level One of the rights Respecting school Award run by international children's charity, UNICEF. Moray Council director of education and social care, Laurence Finlay, was delighted to present ...
The Upper East Region has made remarkable improvement in the implementation of the Mother-baby Friendly Health Facility Initiative (MBFHFI) in the Upper East, according to UNICEF's programme coordinator Dr. Priscilla Wobil. The Mother-Baby Friendly ...
The number of unaccompanied child refugees globally has increased five-fold since 2010, according to new figures by UNICEF.
The UN has sounded a global alarm: famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan while Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen are teetering on the brink.
A cholera outbreak in Yemen has killed 209 people in recent weeks with 17,200 suspected cases across the war-torn country, the United Nations children's agency said Wednesday.
The Sokoto State government and United Nations International children's Fund (UNICEF) have signed a joint annual work plan worth N2.8 billion.
UNICEF says Nigeria requires 85.5 million U.S. dollars to address malnutrition of about two million children in dire need of treatment.
Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong meets with Anthony Lake, chief of United Nations children's Fund (UNICEF), in Beijing, capital of China, May 16, 2017.
Authorities have documented more than 300,000 children migrating alone worldwide over a two-year period, marking a dramatic escalation of a trend that has forced many young refugees into slavery and prostitution, the UN children's agency said on ...
One child in every three has a disability and is not in school because of one condition or another,UNICEF had said.
Superstar actress, producer and screenwriter Funke Akindele Bello has pledged to join the UNICEF cause against the practice of female Genital Mutilation in Nigeria and Africa At Large.
The UNICEF report said severe acute malnutrition rates in Cunene were at 3.6%, higher than the national average of one percent.
Yemen cholera death toll mounts to 209: UNICEF. Authorities in the capital had declared a state of emergency this week over the outbreak, the second wave of cholera cases in less than a year.
UNICEF called on the Group of Seven richest nations, whose leaders meet in Italy on May 26-27, to commit to better safeguarding their rights by ceasing to detain children, enhancing efforts to keep families together and ensuring minors get schooling ...
16 May 2017 - Poverty continues to impact the lives of Middle Eastern and Northern African children, according to new analysis from the United Nations children's Fund (UNICEF), which highlights that millions of the region's young people live without ...
A study by the United Nations children's agency UNICEF shows that one in four children in the Middle East and North Africa lives in poverty and deprivation, lacking even the most basic necessities, such as proper housing and safe water.
UNICEF Representative in Malaysia Marianne Clark-Hattingh in a statement said; "The passing of the Sexual Offences against children Bill 2017 represents an important landmark in protecting children from sexual predators which received the unequivocal ...
Washington - A UNICEF study covering 11 countries in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) said on Monday that at least 29 million children live in poverty - one in four children in the region.
Talented artists Kwame Tsikata (a.k.a M.anifest) and Vera Hamenoo-Kpeda (a.k.a MzVee) last week joined five other prominent Ghanaian personalities who are partnering with UNICEF to promote the wellbeing and development of every child in Ghana.
Pupils at Honiton Primary School are holding a fruit picnic next Friday to help change other children's lives. The initiative, which is being taken part in by hundreds of schools of across the country, is part of UNICEFs 'Day for Change'.
Some $2 million has been allocated to tackle Yemen's deteriorating cholera crisis, the United Nations children's Fund (UNICEF) announced on Monday, after authorities declared a state of emergency in the war-torn country this week. The announcement ...
A study by the United Nations children's agency UNICEF shows that one in four children in the Middle East and North Africa lives in poverty and deprivation, lacking even the most basic necessities, such as proper housing and safe water.
UNICEF is working to unleash kids' inner heroes this month - one step at a time. On Saturday, the organization hosted a fun-filled day of games and Entertainment in Los Angeles to encourage kids and families to get active and save lives with their ...
Paris-based producer-distributor Cyber Group Studios has picked up the rights to bring multi-award winning animated feature Iqbal, Tale of a Fearless child to TV and OTT across the globe.
Beijing: UN children`s Fund (UNICEF) chief Anthony Lake on Monday praised the Belt and Road Initiative and said the organisation is happy to cooperate with China on it.
The chronic drought crisis continues to affect an estimated 1.42 million people, including 756,000 children. Temporary heavy rains have elevated the risk of cholera outbreaks and other water-borne diseases.
Over 1.6 million children in Kaduna State, north west Nigeria are reported to be suffering from acute malnutrition.
The following day, I had to go back to my duty station to participate in my first cross-line mission with UNICEF, to Ar-Rastan in rural Homs.
Her story is a story that UNICEF has heard again and again. It is a byproduct of a huge industry that has grown up in the shadows of stricter immigration rules and border closure throughout the world - people smuggling.
As part of the UNCT Joint Programme of assistance being developed for Rohingya refugees for 2017-2018, UNICEF requires US$20.7 million for this period.
Tunis, 10 May 2017 - The Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development in Germany announced an additional funding of 6.5 million Euro to UNICEF to respond to the needs of children in Libya. Some 30,000 conflict affected and displaced children and ...
In a move to provide support for the country's perennial water shortage, the Mission Director, United States Agency For International Development (USAID), ...
Clashes between Ex-Seleka Coalition and UPC fighters continue to threaten the security in the prefectures of Ouaka, Haute Kotto and Mbomou.
Nollywood superstar actress, producer and screenwriter, Funke Akindele has pledged to join the UNICEF course against the practice of female genital mutilation in Nigeria and Africa at large.
An estimated 2.9 million Somalis would be living in areas where food is scarce in June this year - two-thirds of them in the extremely poor rural regions, UNICEF said in a report at a high-level conference to address the deepening humanitarian crisis ...
The actress chats with R29 about advocating for girls' rights and working to end sexual violence.
UNICEF supported the treatment of 898 suspected cases of acute watery diarrhea (AWD) in White Nile state, 356 of these were children under the age of 18.
A senior UNICEF official wants the prime minister to push for progress on a serious aspect of the global refugee crisis - children travelling alone without adult supervision - while in Sicily later this month for the G7 summit.
UNICEF and other development partners signed a Joint Partnership Arrangement with the government of Vanuatu to support the Vanuatu education and Training Sector strategy.
Speaking at a media briefing to herald the 2017 edition of the tournament in Lagos wednesday, Group Head, Inclusive Banking, Access Bank Plc, Ope Wemi-Jones, said the bank has continued to maintain its yearly commitment in supporting UNICEF towards ...
In February and March, UNICEF supported the national measles rubella vaccination campaign and reached 17,565 children aged 0-12 months.


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