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Central African Republic: UNICEF warns two out of five children without vital aid Two out of five children urgently needing humanitarian aid in Central African Republic are without it, thanks to a critical lack of funding and continued conflict, a year after extreme violence tore through the country, the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) h
UN News Centre | Dec 17, 2014 9:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Unicef needs more cash for Central African kids DAKAR, Senegal (AP) The U.N. Children's Fund says shortfalls in funding and violence have prevented it from delivering critical services to thousands of children in Central African Republic.
Journal Review | Dec 17, 2014 8:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Crawfordsville, Indiana
'A dark day in a bleak year for children': UNICEF condemns attack on schoolchildren in Yemen The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has deplored the killing of at least 15 school girls in a car bombing in Yemen adding to the grim toll of what it described as “a dark day in the closing weeks of a bleak year” for children around the worl
UN News Centre | Dec 16, 2014 10:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UK to aid children affected by Ebola The UK announces a 2.5m grant for the charity Unicef to help children affected by the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
BBC News | Dec 16, 2014 9:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Panalpina flies UNICEF Ebola relief to Sierra Leone Transporting life-saving humanitarian aid, and overcoming the challenges that come with the task, is something Panalpina is all too familiar with. During last year's festive period, in partnership with UNICEF, Panalpina donated a charter flight to hel
WebWire | Dec 16, 2014 4:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UNICEF ups Ebola fight, needs $500mn for next six months The UN children's agency said Friday it was scaling up efforts to fight Ebola, including to help thousands of children in west Africa orphaned by the deadly virus. The expanded budget would among other things help provide protection services to many
Yahoo! News | Dec 12, 2014 6:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Year of conflict in South Sudan has stolen future of a generation of children — UNICEF The scale of the crisis facing children in South Sudan is “staggering” according to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), which warned today that the future of an entire generation of the country's children was being “stolen” by the yea
UN News Centre | Dec 12, 2014 5:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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To boost fight against Ebola and strengthen community-based services for the future, UNICEF raises appeal to US$500 million UNICEF today announced an expanded fight against the Ebola virus in West Africa over the next six months, costing a total of US$500 million – of which just 24 per cent ($125.7 million) has been secured. The funds would enable the children's orga
WebWire | Dec 12, 2014 4:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UNICEF Expanding Fight Against Ebola The U.N. Childrens Fund is appealing for an additional $300 million to expand its fight against Ebola in the three heavily affected West African countries over the next six months. UNICEF said gaining the confidence of community members, increasing their
Voice of America | Dec 12, 2014 3:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UNICEF raises Ebola appeal to US$500 million to boost fight against Ebola and strengthen community-based services for the future Photos and video from Ebola-affected countries can be downloaded from: TORONTO, Dec. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - UNICEF today announced an expanded fight against the Ebola virus in W...
Canada NewsWire | Dec 12, 2014 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend