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UNICEF and WFP stepping up assistance to desperate people in remote areas of South Sudan

South Sudan, 24 June 2014: Government recommits to action plan to end recruitment and use of children

South Sudan, 16 June 2014: A call for peace by children

South Sudan, 19 May 2014: Cholera cases rapidly multiplying

Oslo, 18 May 2014: UNICEF fears the worst for hundreds of thousands of children in South Sudan

South Sudan, 22 April 2014: UNICEF: Desperate water shortages facing children in Bentiu

South Sudan, 18 April 2014: Children killed in brutal fighting

South Sudan, 11 April 2014: Child malnutrition could double, warns UNICEF

Geneva, 28 March 2014: Racing against time for children in South Sudan: IKEA Foundation supports UNICEF

South Sudan, 28 March 2014: Urgent supplies reach remote areas with joint operation by UNICEF and WFP

New York, 25 March 2014: Time running out for children in South Sudan says UNICEF

South Sudan, 3 March 2014: Fresh attacks in South Sudan squeeze humanitarian efforts

South Sudan, 21 February 2014: UNICEF South Sudan urgently needs US$ 75 million for children affected by humanitarian crisis ahead of rainy season

South Sudan, 26 January 2014: Dire humanitarian crisis emerging in South Sudan, says UNICEF

South Sudan, 21 January 2014: UNICEF airlifts urgent supplies to humanitarian crisis in South Sudan

South Sudan, 20 January 2014: Media advisory: UNICEF airlift in response to humanitarian crisis in South Sudan

South Sudan, 17 January 2014: UNICEF: Child combatants reported in South Sudan conflict

South Sudan, 14 January 2014: Candidates sit for primary school graduation exams while sheltering at UN compounds in Juba

Juba, South Sudan, 24 December 2013: Children in grave danger amid increasing violence in South Sudan

New York/Juba, 22 December 2013: Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake on protection of children in South Sudan

Johannesburg/Windhoek/Luanda, 15 August 2013: Severe drought puts millions at risk in Angola and Namibia

Uganda, 1 August 2013: UNICEF’s innovative tracing tool helps to reunite more than 60 Congolese children with their families

DRC / Uganda / Geneva, 2 August 2013: Thousands of children escape violence in Eastern DRC, now seeking refuge in Uganda

Uganda, 18 July 2013: UNICEF scales up response to emergency in western Uganda

Somalia, 19 July 2013: Central Emergency Response Fund allocates Somalia $20 million to support vital humanitarian aid

Uganda, 8 May 2013: UNICEF responds to Kasese floods disaster

Uganda, 2 May 2013: Japanese Government Provides Over USD 21 Million in Emergency Response Funds to UN Agencies in Uganda

South Sudan, 10 April 2013: UNICEF supports capacity development for Disaster Management and Emergency Response

South Sudan, 11 September 2012: UNICEF supports capacity development of Government in emergency preparedness and response

Horn of Africa, 20 July 2012: Horn of Africa crisis one year on – famine reversed, countless lives saved, but situation of millions of women and children still grave

Somalia, 16 May 2012: Somalis need continuing support to withstand future shocks

UNICEF, 11 April 2012: Despite recent improvements, outlook for the Horn of Africa increasingly worrisome

Madagascar, 15 February 2012: UNICEF and partners gear up to assist victims of cyclone Giovanna

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

 
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