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ECHO provides additional €4 million to keep Syrian children healthy
AMMAN, Jordan, 25 November 2014 – The European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department (ECHO) has contributed an additional €4 million (approximately $5 million USD) to UNICEF’s emergency response supporting children affected by the on-going conflict inside Syria, and in neighboring Jordan.

In West Africa, countries at risk of Ebola remain on high alert: UNICEF
DAKAR/GENEVA/NEW YORK, 21 November 2014 – With new Ebola cases in Mali and a continuing surge in Sierra Leone, UNICEF is stepping up efforts to help other West African countries at risk prepare for potential outbreaks.

Raise your voice with UNICEF and Imagine a better world for children
NEW YORK, 20 November, 2014 – During a musical event at the United Nations General Assembly today, UNICEF will unveil the #IMAGINE project as part of celebrations for the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Innovation can drive change for most disadvantaged children – UNICEF Report
NEW YORK, 20 November 2014 –  Urgent action is needed to prevent millions of children from missing out on the benefits of innovation, UNICEF said in a new report launched on the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.  Connectivity and collaboration can fuel new global networks to leverage innovation to reach every child, according to the children’s agency.

Lack of toilets dangerous for everyone, UNICEF says
NEW YORK, 19 November 2014 – Slow progress on sanitation and the entrenched practice of open defecation among millions around the world continue to put children and their communities at risk, UNICEF warned on World Toilet Day.

Statement on the death of Marcel Rudasingwa, former UNICEF Representative in Kenya
NEW YORK/CONAKRY/KIGALI/NAIROBI, 18 November 2014 - UNICEF mourns the sudden death of our colleague and friend, Mr. Marcel Rudasingwa. 

IKEA Foundation contributes US$31.5 million to UNICEF
NEW YORK/LEIDEN, 18 November 2014 – To mark the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, IKEA Foundation is boosting its commitment to children with six new grants to UNICEF, amounting to US $31.5 million (€24.9 million).

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