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Star-studded UNICEF Ball raises more than $2.3 million for life-saving children's efforts The black-tie UNICEF Ball featured performances by the Dream Dancers, the Broadway Boys and 11-time Grammy winner Pharrell Williams.
Los Angeles Times | Apr 16, 2018 10:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Salma Hayek Pinault Urges Attendees to Support Global Children at UNICEF Ball Tetanus is no longer a disease threatening the lives of children in 44 countries in part because of UNICEF and Salma Hayek Pinault. Hayek Pinault received UNICEF’s Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award on Saturday for spearheading UNICEF’s campaign to | Apr 15, 2018 3:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UNICEF: Boko Haram has abducted over 1,000 kids in Nigeria Boko Haram has abducted more than 1,000 children in Nigeria since 2013, UNICEF said a day before the fourth anniversary of the Chibok town abductions.
United Press International | Apr 14, 2018 2:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Papua New Guinea: armed gangs attack and rob aid workers Red Cross and Unicef staff members assaulted amid rising frustrations about level of humanitarian aid following earthquakeStaff from two aid agencies have been attacked in the last week in Papua New Guinea as violence and tribal conflict hampers the effor
The Guardian | Apr 13, 2018 04:50 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nigeria's Boko Haram has abducted more than 1,000 children since 2013: U.N. ABUJA (Reuters) - Islamist fighters from Nigeria's Boko Haram group have abducted more than 1,000 children in the northeast since 2013, the United Nations children's agency UNICEF said on Friday.
Reuters | Apr 12, 2018 11:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hospitals must support breastfeeding which saves lives - WHO, UNICEF GENEVA (Reuters) - Babies, even those who are premature, underweight or sickly, should be exclusively breastfed, from the maternity ward and ideally for two years, the U.N. agencies said on Wednesday.
Reuters | Apr 11, 2018 5:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Nearly one billion people in Africa to be protected against yellow fever by 2026 Nearly one billion people will be vaccinated against yellow fever in 27 high-risk African countries by 2026 with support from WHO, Gavi – the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF and more than 50 health partners. The commitment is part of the Eliminate Yellow f
WebWire | Apr 10, 2018 3:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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High risk of disease outbreaks in earthquake-hit Papua New Guinea - UNICEF and WHO UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO) have cautioned about the high potential of waterborne and vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks in earthquake-affected areas of Papua New Guinea. Major concerns include watery diarrhoea due to water contamina
WebWire | Apr 10, 2018 07:13 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Unicef predicts fresh outbreak of deadly cholera in Yemen Official warns disease that hit more than 1m children in 2017 will return within months Yemen is likely to be hit by another outbreak of deadly cholera within months, Unicefs Middle East director has warned on the eve of the third anniversary of the count
The Guardian | Mar 26, 2018 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UNICEF calls on Yemens warring sides to stop impeding aid Warring sides in Yemen and their international backers must stop blocking or delaying aid deliveries, a top official in the U.N. childrens agency said Sunday, warning that such practices have contributed to worsening malnutrition among children and hamper
Washington Post | Mar 25, 2018 4:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend