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"Trick or Treat for UNICEF!" will be heard all throughout Halloween night by Mountain Sun Community school students as they collect money for UNICEF's Kids helping Kids program. "We usually raise over $100 for the program and this year we are hoping to ...
As Halloween rolls around, one would be hard pressed to miss facebook photos of Fordham students campaigning for UNICEF. The club, revitalized in the spring 2016 by Monica Olveira, FCRH '18, after it had dissolved in 2013, has started a social media ...
From 24 to 29 September, UNICEF supported the second round of Integrated Outreach activities for vaccination, health and nutrition services.

The national SMART nutritional survey conducted in August-September 2016 reveals global acute malnutrition (GAM) rates of 11.9% and severe acute malnutrition (SAM) rate of 2.6%, which are above the alert and emergency thresholds, respectively.
The letter going out in the mail says because you once donated to UNICEF, you're were entered into a prize drawing. And lucky you, you just won $1.2 million!
Colombo, Oct. 25 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations children's Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday said that Sri Lanka must invest in its children and find ever-more innovative ways to support its most vulnerable young people.
With the start of the new school year in September, UNICEF partners in Syria and refugee host countries are delivering essential educational supplies and implementing social mobilization campaigns to encourage families to send their children to school ...
The Chief of Health for UNICEF in Nigeria, Mr John Agbor made the appeal at a news conference in Abuja to mark the 2016 World Polio Day.
As UNICEF Representative I look forward to working closely with the people and the government of Sri Lanka to deliver sustainable, positive change for children.
"The UN is estimating that between 1.2 to 1.5 million people may be affected" Geert Cappelaere UNICEF, Middle East.
children queue for water at a school in Yemen's capital Sanaa sheltering them and their families after the conflict forced them to flee their areas from the ...
The European Union (EU) and the government of Egypt (GoE), represented by the Ministry of International Cooperation, the Ministry of education, and the National Council for Childhood and Motherhood (NCCM), in collaboration with the United Nations ...
Low- and middle-income countries purchasing vaccine for themselves can also qualify for the lower prices, UNICEF said. The vaccine protects against diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, hepatitis B and Haemophilus influenzae Type B (known as Hib).

24 October 2016, Amman | Today, on World Polio Day, polio eradication partners celebrate the successes of the programme to date and rally for the additional support needed to wipe out the disease for good.
UNICEF has just delivered emergency water and sanitation supplies to al Houd, a town just south of Mosul that was retaken by Iraqi security forces two days ago.
The right to education is most at risk during emergencies and during the transition period following a crisis. In conflict-affected countries, 28 million children of primary school age were out of school in 2011 - 42 per cent of the world total.
Two weeks on from hurricane Matthew, humanitarian aid and assistance is reaching affected populations. Roads are being cleared, schools are reopening and water is being delivered to children and families in affected areas.
19 October 2016 - After a visit to Bhutan yesterday, actor and director Aamir Khan, a UNICEF Regional Goodwill Ambassador, praised the country's progress to end malnutrition and recognized young mothers' efforts to safeguard their children's health ...
Astana - The United Nations children's Fund (UNICEF) and Kazakh Foreign Ministry recently signed a cooperation plan for 2016-2020 to improve the welfare of children in Kazakhstan.
JEMIMA Khan ensured she let her thoughts on the American presidential race very clear as she sports a controversial Trump inspired costume to the UNICEF Halloween Ball in London. The 42-year-old journalist and campaigner opted to dress up as Donald ...
14 October 2016 - On the eve of Global Handwashing Day, the United Nations children's Fund (UNICEF) has reported that more than 300,000 children under the age of five died last year due to diarrhoeal infections linked to a lack of safe drinking water ...
UNICEF response to ZIKV (Zika virus) continues in 32 countries and territories across Latin America and the Caribbean. From working with communities to challenge the low risk perception of ZIKV to supporting the identification of appropriate care and ...
Today, we're excited to announce the imminent launch of the new UNICEF UK website - and to offer you a sneak preview. A lot has changed on the internet in the almost seven years since we last redesigned our site.
The United Nations children's Fund (UNICEF) on Thursday welcomed the release of 21 Chibok girls on Oct. 13, hoping it can be a signal that more of the girls would be released.
"The overburden of unpaid household work begins in early childhood and intensifies as girls reach adolescence," said Geoff Wiffin, UNICEF Sierra Leone Representative. "As a result, girls sacrifice important opportunities to learn, grow, and just enjoy ...
In 2016, more than 241,930 refugee and migrant children sought asylum in Europe. This is three times the number of children, who arrived by sea in Greece and Italy.
A United Nations children Fund-sponsored advocacy group, High Level women Advocates, has initiated moves at the Katsina State House of Assembly to enact a law making it an offence for parents who fail to send their female children to school.
A week on from hurricane Matthew making landfall on Haiti, the lives of hundreds of thousands of children continue to be in danger.
UNICEF deputy representative James Gitau, chief of field office Ruth Leano and UNICEF consultant from the state Dr Sri Krishna visited MGM hospital SNCU (special newborn care unit) where the news about the accreditation was announced earlier this week ...
Around the world, girls between the ages of five and 14 spend 550 million hours on household chores, 160 million more hours than boys in the same age group, according to a report from UNICEF titled "Harnessing the Power of Data for Girls." Girls aged ...
12 October 2016 - With the imminent clearance of the Calais camp and wet winter weather fast approaching, the United Nations children's Fund (UNICEF) Special Coordinator for the refugee and Migrant Crisis in Europe, said today that the commitment by ...
"At least 100,000 children today will not experience the joy, safety and stimulation that being in a classroom brings," said UNICEF's Deputy Representative in Haiti, Jean Metenier, in a news release. "We need to get them back to learning as soon as ...
The United Nations children's Fund (UNICEF) is planning to launch a pilot project of supplying nutritious food for children in the State.
11 October 2016 - More than 41 million children are expected to get vaccinations against polio as part of a major new health campaign by the United Nations children's Fund (UNICEF) in the Lake Chad basin, aimed at the recent outbreak of polio in ...
The Food Security and Nutrition Analysis Unit (FSNAU) and the Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWSNET) Post Gu 2016 analysis indicates that acute malnutrition has worsened and remains high in many parts of the country.
UNICEF supported the Ministry of Health in responding to cases of acute watery diarrhoea (AWD) reported in Blue Nile and Kassala States.
Health professionals in Sanaa and Taez have already reported quite a few cases to UNICEF. The UNICEF health team has been collaborating with doctors all over the country to find the cause of the outbreak.
THE global war against polio virus has been waged on many fronts for more than half a century with punctuated accelerations and decelerations.
After the passage on October 4 of Category 4 hurricane Matthew, Haiti is facing the largest humanitarian event since the earthquake six years ago.
Amman - In an ambitious new programme, UNICEF Jordan seeks to engage journalists in addressing the issue of violence against children in a systematic and sustainable way.
"This outbreak adds to the misery of millions of children in Yemen," Julien Harneis, the representative for the UN's children agency (UNICEF) in the country, said in a statement on Friday. "Children are at a particularly high risk if the current ...
The representative for UNICEF in Syria spoke out on Saturday for an end to the attacks that have caused a "dire" situation in northern Aleppo that have resulted in horrendous physical and psychological impacts on both sides of the city that is divided ...
In This picture taken on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016 and provided by UNICEF, UNICEF representative in Syria Hanaa Singer, center, visits a shelter for internally displaced Syrians in the western, government-held Aleppo, where thousands have been escaped ...
UNICEF's representative in Syria called Saturday for an end to the violence that has beset northern Aleppo, causing "dire" humanitarian and psychological impacts on both sides of the divided city.
According to Oyunsaihan Dendevnorov, UNICEF Representative in the DPRK: "Thousands of children are suffering, and the impending winter will trigger a second disaster if we do not increase assistance for children and families.
Highlights: The number of Burundian refugees in Rwanda has increased to 81775, with about 50519 refugees living in Mahama camp, making it the largest ...





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