Omar, 3, stands with his toys in a camp for families forced to flee violence in Mosul. يونيسف العراق - unicef Iraq and partners are distributing emergency food, water and hygiene supplies to displaced families.
“I want to study and eventually become Minister of Health!” We want 6-year-old Achta’s dreams to come true through quality education. But for now, have a restful weekend! Thanks to Unicef CHAD for sharing.
Every two minutes, a teenager between the ages of 15 and 19 is infected with HIV. This is a disease we know how to prevent and treat. To win the war against AIDS we need to act now. #foreverychild, end AIDS: [ Uni.cf Link ]
Did you know that the first thousand days are the most critical in a child's life? We work around the world to make sure children get the nutrition they need to survive - and thrive. Every child deserves the best start in life! #foreverychild
Children in Mosul are facing a horrific situation situation as fighting intensifies. Not only are they in danger of getting killed or injured, almost half of all the children are cut off from access to clean water after a major water pipeline was damaged. We’re urging all parties to allow critical deliveries and repairs. Civilian infrastructure must never be attacked! [ Uni.cf Link ]
Zarah, 5, is thrilled about starting school for the first time. She and her family fled their village in Nigeria’s Borno State when it was attacked by Boko Haram. She’s now enrolled in a UNICEF Nigeria-supported school in Maiduguri.
Nyayang, 10, proudly holds up an old UNICEF water container she uses to sit on in classes at a civilian protection site in Bentiu, South Sudan. “The bucket is okay but not really comfortable. I really would like a chair to sit on,” she says. “My family came here because of the fighting in the war. The noise of the guns made me very scared and I saw many bad things.... View details ⇨
"This is the first time I go to school and I love to come here because I play with my friends. We are not too naughty though and I write my homework every day." Seif-ed-Dien, 5, at a make-shift school in an animal food storage building in rural Dar'a, Syria. Despite the ongoing violence across the country, children and dedicated teachers are doing all they can to keep their education going.... View details ⇨
Umara Bukar’s family fled their village in Borno state Nigeria due to the ongoing Boko Haram crisis. The 7-month-old weighed just 4.2kg 20 days ago when he first arrived at a UNICEF Nigeria-supported clinic in Maiduguri. He now weighs 5.1kg. Over 117,00 children with severe acute malnutrition in northeast Nigeria have been admitted to therapeutic feeding programmes run by UNICEF and partners.... View details ⇨
Some of our favourite authors from all over the world wrote a tiny story about their hopes #foreverychild, including co-author of I Am Malala, Christina Lamb. Find out how her story unravels → [ Uni.cf Link ]
500,000. That’s how many children now live under siege across war-torn Syria, almost completely cut off from humanitarian aid and basic services. Access must be allowed in order to reach children and families in desperate need of help. [ Uni.cf Link ]
Abandoned by their parents, this little boy and his sister have resorted to begging for money and food in Aweil, South Sudan. The fragile economy and ongoing conflict has left many children on the streets. We cannot give up on South Sudan, and we cannot give up on thousands of children who have hopes for the future. #foreverychild