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World - International
11/23/2022 5:25:15 PM
A cholera outbreak sweeping through Haiti is claiming a growing number of children amid a surge in malnutrition, UNICEF announced Wednesday.

COP27 - Climate change
11/8/2022 1:57:00 PM
Number of children affected by flooding in Chad, Gambia, Pakistan and north-east Bangladesh highest in over 30 years.

World - International
9/21/2022 1:23:22 PM
Devastating floods in Pakistan's worst-hit province have killed 10 more people in the past day, including four children, officials said Wednesday as the U.N. children's agency renewed its appeal for $39 million to help the most vulnerable flood victims.

World - International
9/20/2022 10:29:34 PM
At least 11 schoolchildren died in an air strike and firing on a Myanmar village, according to the United Nations children's agency, an attack the country's junta said targeted rebels hiding in the area.

World - Region
9/12/2022 9:19:12 PM
Nearly seven million children in Sudan are not going to school as worsening crises threaten to disrupt the education of millions more, the UN and an aid agency said Monday.

World - Region
9/10/2022 1:54:20 PM
Three people have died of cholera in northern and eastern Syria, the region's Kurdish administration said Saturday, appealing for international help to contain the outbreak.

World - Africa
8/27/2022 10:43:09 AM
The UN children's agency UNICEF on Saturday condemned an Ethiopian air strike that "hit a kindergarten" in the rebel-held Tigray region, killing at least four people including two children.

World - Africa
8/23/2022 5:20:42 PM
More than 2.8 million children across the Horn of Africa and the Sahel are already suffering from severe acute malnutrition and could die in disturbing numbers unless urgent support is provided, the United Nations children's agency, UNICEF, warned on Tuesday.

World - International
8/17/2022 6:37:16 PM
British pharmaceutical company GSK has been awarded a contract to produce the world's first malaria vaccine so that millions more children will be protected against the killer disease, the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) announced late on Tuesday.

World - Region
8/8/2022 7:07:56 PM
UNICEF welcomes the ceasefire in the Gaza Strip and Israel after three days of heavy violence, in a Statement by Adele Khodr, UNICEF Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
6/14/2022 11:01:53 PM
Ukrainian children should not be adopted in Russia, where several thousand young people are believed to have been moved since Moscow's February invasion, a UN official said Tuesday.

Egypt - Society
6/12/2022 10:50:08 PM
UNICEF Egypt announced on Sunday appointing world top ranking squash player Ali Farag and winner of the Olympic gold medal in karate Kumite Feryal Ashraf as ambassadors for the Egyptian version of the UN Global Generation Unlimited initiative Shabab Balad.

Egypt - Society
5/8/2022 11:04:34 PM
Ambassador Moushira Khattab, the president of the National Council of Human Rights (NCHR), received on Sunday Jeremy Hopkins, the UNICEF Representative in Egypt, to discuss cooperation on implementing the country's recently launched human rights strategy, an official statement read.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
4/29/2022 7:25:10 PM
The U.N. General Assembly is scheduled to vote on May 10 on a country to replace Russia on the world organization's leading human rights body following its suspension over allegations of horrific rights violations by Russian soldiers in Ukraine.

World - International
4/27/2022 11:18:27 PM
Measles cases have surged by nearly 80 percent worldwide this year, the UN said Wednesday, warning that the rise of the "canary in a coal mine" illness indicates that outbreaks of other diseases are likely on the way.

Arts & Culture - Screens
4/13/2022 4:43:47 PM
UNICEF Egypt announced its appointment of young actor Ahmed Dash as their international ambassador for the newly launched ‘Shabab Balad (‘Country’s Youth’) Initiative.’

Business - Economy
2/20/2022 4:31:55 PM
The Japanese Embassy in Cairo and the UNICEF inked on Sunday an agreement and a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to implement a project to expand the scope of vaccination against COVID-19 in Egypt.

World - Region
2/6/2022 4:30:07 PM
Officials from the UN children's agency visited a prison in northeast Syria that witnessed 10 days of fighting between US-backed fighters and Islamic State group militants, the agency said Sunday.

Life & Style - Health
2/6/2022 3:02:39 PM
On the 6th of February each year, the world re-sheds light on the quest to put an end to the practice of Female Genital Mutilation around the globe.

World - Region
2/6/2022 1:58:52 PM
The United Nations said on Sunday that minors were still being detained in a northeast Syria prison attacked last month by the Islamic State group, calling their conditions "precarious".

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