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yesterday at 21:00. Facebook
Did you know that there are nearly 700,000 #refugees from South Sudan living in Uganda? Learn about relief efforts — and the challenges ahead — in USA TODAY.

More refugees entered Uganda last year than crossed the Mediterranean

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UNICEF USA
yesterday at 16:25. Facebook
Happy Birthday to UNICEF Ambassador Téa Leoni — thanks for everything you do to put #ChildrenFirst!
UNICEF USA
02/24/2017 at 20:00. Facebook
"Children shouldn't be defined by their border." Our President/CEO Caryl M. Stern reminds us of the responsibility we all have to protect refugee children. #childrenfirst
UNICEF USA
02/24/2017 at 15:02. Facebook
Time is running out for children in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen as famine looms. We all must act now.

Why 20 Million People Are on Brink of Famine in a ‘World of Plenty’

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UNICEF USA
02/23/2017 at 18:30. Facebook
2-year-old Naomi and her mother, Margaret, traveled for 12 hours in a crowded bus to reach the only children’s hospital in #SouthSudan’s capital Juba. “I knew my child was sick when she started having diarrhea, vomiting and lack of appetite,” says Margaret.

Luckily, Naomi is now on her way to recovery, but 1.1 million children like her are acutely malnourished throughout the country. Here's...
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UNICEF USA
02/22/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
Together with World of Children, we are amplifying the work of a true hero. Arwa Damon of INARA is giving the greatest gift of all — unlocking the future for Syrian child refugees: [ Bit.ly Link ] #childrenfirst #unlockthefuture

Teaming Up to Fund Medical Care for Syrian Child Refugees - World of Children Award

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UNICEF USA
02/22/2017 at 19:14. Facebook
#SouthSudan risks losing an entire generation of children. UNICEF staff are on the ground, providing lifesaving nutrition and more to where it's most urgently needed. Here's how you can help: [ Bit.ly Link ]
UNICEF USA
02/22/2017 at 00:03. Facebook
In South Sudan, 100,000 people are facing starvation — and a further one million are on the brink.

Famine Declared in South Sudan

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UNICEF USA
02/21/2017 at 18:31. Facebook
“If we do not reach these children with urgent aid, many of them will die.” Famine has been officially declared in parts of #SouthSudan. War and a collapsing economy have left some 100,000 people facing starvation.

Millions in South Sudan in Urgent Need of Food, U.N. Warns

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UNICEF USA
02/19/2017 at 15:30. Facebook
"We hope this story will remind everyone why foreign aid should remain a priority — because by lifting up the poorest, we express the highest values of our nations." A timely message from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Warren Buffett’s Best Investment

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As the Ukraine conflict enters its fourth year, we must put #childrenfirst.
When kids feel loved, the whole world gains. #EarlyMomentsMatter

Eat, Play, Love—Why a Child's First 1,000 Days Make All the Difference

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Thousands of children still die each day from preventable causes, but there are 122 million reasons to be optimistic about the future — the 122 million children's lives saved since 1990 alone. #vaccineswork

How Can We Sustain the Child Survival Revolution?

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There may be no greater, growing threat facing the world’s children than #climatechange. Its effects can be felt in both rural areas and the world's largest metropolises. Essential reporting from The New York Times.

Mexico City, Parched and Sinking, Faces a Water Crisis

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Reporting from Nigeria: Earlier today, our colleagues at UNICEF UK hosted a Facebook Live from a primary school inside a camp for displaced children and families. See how UNICEF specialists are working to support children and help them heal.
Some good news: After two long years, Sidra and her siblings are finally back in school. See how يونيسف العراق - unicef Iraq is helping thousands of Syrian #refugee children like them return to class.

Syrian refugee children are first in their family to go to school in three generations

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Vaccines are startlingly effective in reducing child deaths. Meet some of the children who benefit from them. #vaccineswork

How to Save 1.5 Million Lives a Year? Vaccinate the World's Children!

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Food, fun and friends! We're so grateful to everyone who joined us for two very special friendship dinners in New York and Los Angeles Monday night. UNICEF USA and UNICEF Next Generation were joined by Syrian refugees, their families, members of the communities and interfaith leaders in an expression of solidarity and support. It was wonderful seeing so many smiling young faces in our offices!
On Valentine’s Day, here's UNICEF's tribute to the greatest love of all. ❤ #EarlyMomentsMatter
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's annual letter is an absolute must read. See how the world is making major progress in saving and improving the lives of children: [ B-gat.es Link ] #childrenfirst