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News Topic - UNICEF

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Children face 'new generation' of crises, UNICEF warns launching record $3 billion appeal The United Nations today launched its biggest ever humanitarian appeal to fund globe-spanning responses to emergencies and threats “stalking children in ways never before seen” and putting them in extraordinary danger of violence, hunger, disease and
UN News Centre | 9 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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UNICEF Launches Largest Ever Appeal for Children in Crisis The United Nations Childrens Fund is appealing for a record-breaking $3.1 billion to assist 62 million children facing conflict, disease and other humanitarian crises. The biggest chunk of the money nearly $1 billion targets the deepening emergencies in S
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Unicef, Seeking More Aid, Points to Children Touched by Armed Conflict The agency is asking for $3.1 billion, one-third more than it did last year, with the goal of helping 62 million children in 71 countries.
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UNICEF makes record appeal to help 60 million children in crisis By Magdalena Mis LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The U.N. Children's Fund launched a record $3.1 billion appeal on Thursday to enable it to help children caught up in a "new generation" of conflicts and disasters round the world, $1 b
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With more than one in 10 children living in areas affected by armed conflict, UNICEF launches US$3.1 billion appeal TORONTO and GENEVA, Jan. 29, 2015 /CNW/ -Today UNICEF released its Humanitarian Action for Children 2015 report on the situation for children in humanitarian crises, revealing that more than one i...
Canada NewsWire | 16 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Myanmar, North Korea and Philippines are Focus of UNICEF 2015 Appeal The United Nations Childrens' Fund says nearly a quarter of a million children in several states in Myanmar remain in need of humanitarian support. UNICEF says Myanmar, also known as Burma, is among its regional priorities in 2015, part of the U.N. organi
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UN: E. Ukraine Children Seeking Refuge in Bomb Shelters The U.N. Childrens Fund reports more than 1,000 children are forced to seek refuge in underground bomb shelters in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk because of ongoing fighting and heavy shelling. UNICEF says these children are living in appalling con
Voice of America | Jan 27, 2015 6:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
South Sudan: child soldiers released following deal with state and rebels Initial 280 of 3,000 child soldiers hand in their weapons and remove their uniforms after their release by rebel group in Unicef supported programme Continue reading...
The Guardian | Jan 27, 2015 1:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Thousands of children to be released from armed group in South Sudan--first 280 children handed over to UNICEF today JUBA, NAIROBI and TORONTO, Jan. 27, 2015 /CNW/ -UNICEF and partners have secured the release of approximately 3,000 children from an armed group in South Sudanone of the largest ever demobilizati...
Canada NewsWire | Jan 27, 2015 1:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
As shelling batters Ukraine's cities, country's children increasingly in danger - UN The continued shelling of Ukraine's urban centres serves as a shocking reminder of the price being paid by the country's children and families, a UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) official said today as she warned that the intensifying violence in the
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