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Khaled (1) just got a new winter outfit. The toddler is from Syria, but he and his family have been displaced by fighting at home. Mum Qamishli got an e-voucher from UNICEF, allowing her to go out and buy the things Khaled and his sister need, while supporting local stores. She told us: “We got the vouchers at just the right time. Winters are harsh here.” Qamishli explained it was important...
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02/24/2017 at 16:53. Facebook
“If there was peace, I would go home. I don’t want to go back now because I’m afraid that if I do, they’ll come again and attack ”, Amada (15) told Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom on a recent visit to Niger. Bloom was meeting children affected by Boko Haram violence at a camp for displaced people. Amada has been having nightmares for eight months, ever since the night his village was...
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02/21/2017 at 20:29. Facebook
Time is running out for more than one million children caught up in famine in #SouthSudan and in a developing food crisis in #Yemen #Somalia and #Nigeria. UNICEF has a skilled team of professionals in each of these countries, working tirelessly on behalf of affected children. Pictured here is UNICEF Representative in Yemen, Meritxell Relano, checking on a small boy who is suffering from...
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02/20/2017 at 10:58. Facebook
BREAKING: Famine has hit South Sudan. Families are surviving on water lilies, lalok and palm tree seeds. UNICEF’s team of 300 aid workers has already swung into action. They are on the ground and working directly with the five million people now facing famine. They are distributing supplies the agency pre-positioned. Their work is made even more difficult by a recent escalation of violence....
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'Dear Warren...' Bill & Melinda Gates have changed the world through their philanthropy and are great supporters of UNICEF's. This year they've dedicated their annual letter to another great philanthropist, Warren Buffett, who once said he believes the best investment any of us can ever make is in the lives of others. We've made great strides towards zero, but Bill and Melinda Gates have asked...
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Food insecurity in South Sudan has reached critical levels. Families in the worst-affected areas are eating plants and seeds to survive. UNICEF has a team of aid workers on the ground. They are working hard to make sure the four million children who live here survive what is now a clearly deteriorating situation. Their work is made even more difficult by escalating violence in the region and...
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There is no greater love than the love a parent has for a child, as these parents in Belize explained #earlymomentsmatter Happy Valentine's Day to all the parents and all children out there - that means everyone!
It is amazing how quickly a baby can recover from malnutrition, once treated. 7-month-old Umara didn't laugh or play when he first came to the UNICEF health centre in Maiduguri, Nigeria. Look at him now, after just three weeks on a high-calorie food paste. We need to treat more than 400,000 children with severe acute malnutrition in the region this year, violent conflict is making their...
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See how a baby recovers from malnutrition in conflict-hit Nigeria | UNICEF

7-month-old Umara Bukar is one of over 100,000 children across northeast Nigeria being treated from malnutrition by UNICEF. The violent conflict there has le...

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A surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine has forced thousands of children out of school. Elizaveta (9) carefully copies out work from her teacher in the Donetsk region of Ukraine. The sandbags behind her have been placed to protect the classroom's windows from shelling. All over the world children brave conflict situations to get their education. Read more here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
"I am alive. I am one of the lucky ones" - Harry, WWII child refugee and Ahmed, Syrian child refugee. Support refugee children. Share this video. #ChildrenUprooted #RefugeesWelcome For more on how to support the children we work with visit [ Bit.ly Link ] #Syria #Yemen #Sudan #Somalia #Libya #Iraq #Iran #70years
Yemen: 'We need hospitals... good food and the good water.' 48 million children in 48 countries are caught up in crisis and conflict and they need UNICEF's help. It will cost a massive $3.3 billion to fund this work. Read more about our 2017 Humanitarian Action for Children appeal here bit.ly/2kmo7Lb
UNICEF has released details of its humanitarian action plan for 2017. We need to reach 48 million children in 48 countries. We are particularly concerned about children in Syria, Yemen, Iraq, South Sudan and those affected by the El Nino and La Nina weather patterns in Southern Africa. To do this work we need to raise $3.3 billion. To support our work or read our Humanitarian Action for...
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We are currently hiring Fundraising Ambassadors. Karen Bergin (left) Direct Marketing & Digital Manager explains why she loves working for UNICEF Ireland: "I feel I can make a real impact on the lives of children around the world. To better society as a whole I believe we need to start with those who are most disadvantaged and who don’t have a voice." Méabh O'Carroll, Executive Assistant and...
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A small child gets a measles vaccination at a clinic in Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria. UNICEF has vaccinated 4.7 million children in some of the areas worst-affected by Boko Haram violence in recent weeks. We have achieved these numbers despite a funding shortfall, but we remain extremely concerned for children cut off from humanitarian assistance, because of insecurity. The campaign is part of...
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