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Yemen: Work for children continues, UNICEF says
NEW YORK, 28 March 2015 – “Although the deteriorating situation in Yemen is curtailing operations, UNICEF continues to work to provide vital assistance for children in the country through a small number of international staff and more than 100 national staff, working with local as well as international partners

Sir Roger Moore revealed as Young Lions Health Award judge
LONDON/NEW YORK, 25 March 2015 – Lions Health has announced that UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and 007 Actor, Sir Roger Moore, will be joining the dedicated jury of respected industry leaders judging the Young Lions Health Award, an exciting new competition for young creatives and marketers that aims to improve challenges facing health systems in low-income countries

Cyclone Pam: new appeal for children amid critical funding shortfall - UNICEF
NEW YORK/VANUATU, 24 March 2015 – UNICEF has only around fifteen per cent of the money it needs to get life-saving aid to thousands of children and their families, after Cyclone Pam wreaked havoc in Vanuatu and other Pacific islands.  The children’s organisation revealed the huge funding shortfall as it announced a new US$4.8 million humanitarian appeal, as part of a wider United Nations US$29.9 million ask for Vanuatu launched today.

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom concludes four-day visit to Liberia
NEW YORK/MONROVIA, Liberia, 23 March 2015 – UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom concluded a four-day visit to Liberia where he praised the efforts of Ebola-affected communities in combatting the deadly virus.

Easier access to the most reliable and up-to-date stats on children through UNICEF’s revamped data websites
NEW YORK, 23 March 2015 – UNICEF has made all its data on health, nutrition, education, water and sanitation, child protection, and HIV/AIDS publicly available, in an easily searchable format which includes redesigned country profiles and a new data visualisation tool for the creation of charts, maps and graphs. All of which make UNICEF the most reliable and up-to-date source of statistics on women and children.

Cyclone Pam: UNICEF flash alert #4
NEW YORK, 22 March 2015 – New eye witness accounts and key facts on current situation for children and UNICEF’s ongoing response to Cyclone Pam.

Nine year old girl soldier freed in large release of child soldiers in South Sudan
JUBA/NAIROBI/NEW YORK, 21 March, 2015 – Up to 250 child soldiers including four girls, one as young as nine, were released today in South Sudan from an armed group, the Cobra Faction. Another 400 are being released over the next two days.

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