Category - UNICEF

  • August 31, 2017

    Volunteers, along with health, water and sanitation workers who have not been paid for ten months, are leading the fight against cholera in Yemen.

  • August 29, 2017

    Six and a half years of war in Syria has inflicted untold suffering on the country's children, a senior United Nations official has said, urging parties to the conflict to stop the violence and live up to their legal obligations to children.

  • June 16, 2017

    Participating in a new World Vision campaign called 'It takes a World to End Violence against Children', World Council of Churches Deputy General Secretary Prof. Dr Isabel Apawo Phiri has spoken at a Geneva-based event, reflecting that churches and organisations working together can prevent and address “a tragic reality.”

  • June 16, 2017

    Campaigners call for action as the extent of UK food insecurity and hunger is revealed.

  • June 6, 2017

    UNICEF says 100,000 children are at risk in Mosul, as the battle with ISIS forces intensifies

  • May 4, 2017

    Some 1.4 million children in Somalia are projected to be acutely malnourished this year, an increase of 50 per cent over last year, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has announced

  • November 29, 2016

    As the number of children living under siege has doubled in less than one year to nearly 500,000 amid escalating violence across Syria, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has called forthe  lifting of sieges and allowing of immediate humanitarian access.

  • November 16, 2016

    A UNICEF-led multi-agency humanitarian convoy with emergency supplies for 15,000 children was the first to enter the Iraqi city of Mosul yesterday (15 November 2016) while the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) continues tracking displaced population movement and constructing emergency sites.

  • November 4, 2016

    Some 20,700 people have been displaced since the operation to liberate the Iraqi city of Mosul from terrorists started on 17 October says the United Nations Children’s Fund estimating that 9,700 of them are children in urgent need of assistance.

  • October 13, 2016

    With the imminent clearance of the Calais camp and wet winter weather fast approaching, the United Nations Children’s Fund Special Coordinator for the Refugee and Migrant Crisis in Europe, says that the commitment by the UK and France to find urgent solutions for the hundreds of refugee and migrant children languishing there for months, “could not come a minute too soon.”