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UNICEF thanks the State of Kuwait for its support to Yemen's children As the humanitarian crisis in Yemen deepens and with no end in sight, UNICEF welcomes the latest contribution of over US$2 million from the State of Kuwait to support children affected by the acute watery diarrhoea /cholera outbreak. “Kuwait has bee
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'The time to act is now;' end children's suffering in Iraq and across the Middle East — UNICEF Calling for “immediate care and protection' for children caught up in violence in Iraq's war torn Mosul and other Middle East conflicts, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) today warned that the lives and futures of some 27 million a
UN News Centre | Jul 22, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Anglique Kidjo and Benin's music stars say NO to child marriage! UNICEF international Goodwill Ambassador, Anglique Kidjo and UNICEF Benin national Goodwill Ambassador Zeynab Abib, along with seven of Benin's greatest artists have joined forces to create a song calling on the population to say NO to child marriage,
WebWire | Jul 21, 2017 6:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
VIDEO: UNICEF Goodwill Ambassadors sing to ban child marriage Singer Angélique Kidjo and eight of Benin's other music artists are urging parents to not marry off their young daughters in a new music video created by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).
UN News Centre | Jul 19, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Why It's So Hard To Stop The World's Looming Famines Millions of people in Yemen and sub-Saharan Africa are facing food shortages and severe malnutrition. Host Audie Cornish talks with Justin Forsyth of UNICEF about the crisis.
NPR.org | Jul 18, 2017 9:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Children increasingly targeted for murder, rape in Central African Republic — UNICEF Renewed fighting in the Central African Republic (CAR) is increasingly targeting children, while there are concerns that the humanitarian needs in the country could escalate to levels not seen since the crisis four years ago, United Nations humanitarian o
UN News Centre | Jul 18, 2017 4:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Children increasingly targeted in Central African Republic violence Months of renewed fighting in the Central African Republic (CAR) have led to an increasing number of violent acts committed against children, including murders, abductions, rape and recruitment into armed groups – UNICEF warned today. The UN childre
WebWire | Jul 18, 2017 3:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Lilly Singh appointed UNICEF's newest Goodwill Ambassador Actress, comedian, and author Lilly Singh was appointed UNICEF's newest Goodwill Ambassador at a special event today in New Delhi. Lilly, who is known by her digital alias Superwoman, was in India to meet children and young people being supported by U
WebWire | Jul 17, 2017 9:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Health services, especially vaccines, must 'reach the unreached,' stress UN agencies Globally, nearly 13 million infants — almost one in ten — did not receive any vaccinations last year, putting them at serious risk of potentially fatal diseases, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) sai
UN News Centre | Jul 17, 2017 6:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UNICEF names YouTube star Lilly Singh as goodwill envoy The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has appointed Indian-origin Canadian YouTube star and actress Lilly Singh as its newest Goodwill Ambassador.
UN News Centre | Jul 15, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend