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2011

Somalia, 20 July 2011: The UN declares famine in Somalia

Ethiopia, 5 December 2011: Investments for children must be at top of African HIV and AIDS agenda

Zimbabwe, 16 June 2011: UNICEF and partners commemorate the Day of the African Child

Horn of Africa, 20 October 2011: UNICEF report – Crisis is far from over

Zimbabwe, 18 March 2011: UNICEF launches report on the Situation of Women and Children

Somalia, 16 September 2011: The most difficult place to grow up – Somalia has the world’s highest child mortality rate

Burundi, 22 September 2011: Introduction of the new vaccine against pneumococcus

Lesotho, 10 June 2011: Lesotho enacts Children’s Protection and Welfare Act

Brussels, 10 October 2011: UNICEF and the European Union announce new support to help improve nutrition for millions in Africa

Horn of Africa, 18 July 2011: Situation set to get worse for millions of children

Somalia, 1 March 2011: UNICEF provides emergency relief to Somali children now facing drought in addition to conflict and displacement

Somalia, 14 September 2011: UNICEF starts food voucher and cash transfer programme for children and their families in need in southern Somalia

Somalia, 7 June 2011: UNICEF shocked at new reports of increase in child casualties

Italy, 26 July 2011: Statement by UNICEF Executive Director to the Rome meeting to address the drought crisis in the Horn of Africa

Somalia, 18 November 2011: FSNAU survey results show massive humanitarian response to famine has saved children’s lives

Somalia, 21 March 2011: Ongoing Somalia crisis is a children’s crisis says UNICEF

Rwanda, 5 October 2011: UNICEF welcomes First Lady’s campaign to end violence against children

Horn of Africa, 26 September 2011: ‘Context, challenges and best practices’ – UNICEF and FAO announce expert briefing on crisis

Rwanda, 9 November 2011: UNICEF commends Rwanda for focusing on adolescents at 7th Annual Paediatric Conference on Children and HIV

Somalia, 14 October 2011: Massive push to protect populations from malaria in south-central regions

Horn of Africa, 30 June 2011: UNICEF concerned about impact of drought and food crisis on children

New York, 8 July 2011: Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake on the independence of the Republic of South Sudan

Horn of Africa, 4 November 2011: UNICEF opens humanitarian warehouse in Dubai for nutrition supplies for southern Somalia

Nairobi/New York/Geneva/London, 15 July 2011: As impact of drought worsens, UNICEF scales up humanitarian response

Somalia, 22 August 2011: Water-borne diseases are lethal threat to children in southern Somalia

Horn of Africa, 16 August 2011: UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Angelique Kidjo to lead a live Q&A on livestream on the crisis

Namibia, 29 April 2011: UNICEF distributes emergency supplies for families affected by floods in northern Namibia

Tanzania, 11 August 2011: Tanzania government announces commitment to address survey report findings on the violence against children

Somalia, 15 November 2011: UNICEF extremely concerned about the impact of escalating conflict on children

South Africa, 24 May 2011: Global launch of the Opportunity in Crisis Report “Preventing HIV from early adolescence to early adulthood” with UN partners and the World Bank

Horn of Africa, 26 July 2011: UNICEF plans massive scale up to respond to crises

Angola, 25 January 2011: UNICEF, WHO and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation applaud Angolan Government for renewed commitment to polio eradication, pledge support, and urge continued action

Southern and Eastern Africa, 18 January 2011: WFP and UNICEF to scale up nutrition to fight child stunting in the region

Rwanda, 20 August 2011: New UNICEF Representative in Rwanda

Angola, 27 June 2011: Angola to reward child-friendly municipalities with budget incentives

Somalia, 15 July 2011: Emergency supplies airlifted to southern Somalia in response to worsening child malnutrition

Rwanda, 21 January 2011: Famous Swiss actor Anatole Taubman visits children

Kenya, 5 August 2011: UNICEF delivering for children of Dadaab as needs in host communities and camps grow

Zambia, 3 November 2011: HRH Chief Macha decorated by President for work on sanitation

USA, 25 April 2011: UNICEF on World Malaria Day: Preventable and curable, but still killing 800,000 every year

Somalia, 4 November 2011: Emergency education survey completed; 13 per cent of Somali students receiving food assistance in schools

Uganda, 15 July 2011: Uganda announces elimination of maternal and neonatal tetanus

New York, 21 June 2011: UN Secretary-General launches the "Sustainable Sanitation: Five-Year Drive to 2015"

Rwanda, 12 May 2011: UNICEF and the UN in Rwanda applaud the new campaign to eliminate HIV transmission from mother to child

Burundi, 6 May 2011: ‘Education for All’ week puts girls’ education and women’s empowerment in focus

Somalia, 9 August 2011: Education Cluster rapid assessment warns of massive school drop out

Kenya, 3 June 2011: Impact of the drought in the Horn of Africa

Kenya, 14 February 2011: Kenya marks the global roll out of pneumococcal vaccine against the world’s leading cause of child death

Horn of Africa, 7 September 2011: UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Youssou N’Dour calls for “indivertible and undivided focus” on plight of children affected by crisis

Eastern and Southern Africa, 18 March 2011: UN agencies and partners agree on framework to eliminate transmission of HIV from mothers to their babies

Horn of Africa, 29 July 2011: Vaccination campaigns for children underway

Burundi, 12 December 2011: Government and its partners mobilize for food security and nutrition to ensure child survival and development

Eastern and Southern Africa, 7 March 2011: UNICEF launches USD$1.4 billion global appeal in response to the most extreme crises including in Eastern and Southern Africa

South Africa, 1 June 2011: 2,500 young people newly infected with HIV every day, according to 'Opportunity in Crisis'

Zambia, 1 June 2011: UNICEF Zambia donates 40 motorcycles to Ministry of Health

Day of the African Child, 16 June 2011: UNICEF calls African governments to protect children from violence, exploitation and abuse

Horn of Africa, 28 October 2011: UNICEF and partners race to prevent second wave of death

South Sudan, 8 July 2011: On the eve of independence, the Government and UNICEF inaugurate a new ward at the country’s only children’s hospital

 

 
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