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Two North Cotabato municipalities achieve Zero Open Defecation status

All households in the 53 barangays in Arakan and President Roxas have abandoned the practice of open defecation and now have access to safe toilets.

Laugh your way to your own toilet

An original musical play is making children sing, dance, and laugh their way to a community with improved sanitation.

Quality care for vulnerable pregnant teens after Haiyan

Jessica and her daughter Chloe gain access to quality maternal and newborn healthcare services thru UNICEF’s Safe Motherhood Programme.

Building capacities of local government units to be disaster-ready

UNICEF’s work to support local governments in disaster risk reduction is a significant step towards building resilience.

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Empowering children and youth to be disaster-ready

Peace Month 2015 essay-writing contest winners

Peace through youth empowerment in Bangsamoro communities

Bangsamoro women unite in ending child recruitment

Tahderriyah: A balanced education for the Bangsamoro children

Reaching malnourished children in remote communities of Lanao del Sur

Where the flies and the fears are no more

Why we need to support breastfeeding

Creating the connections that build communities

Masbate launches countdown to improved sanitation

UNICEF and partners use radio to spread messages on non-recruitment and use of children

Advancing Education through Community Theatre

Seeing beyond the conflict, creating new connections

Using theatre to promote post-disaster agenda for adolescents

Learning life skills through football

Riza and Baba’s Story: A continuing quest for learning

Ensuring safe births in rural upland communities

Helping improve health systems in rural areas

UNICEF establishes a fun-filled child-friendly space to help the earthquake affected families

The One Minutes Jr. workshop blog: day 1

Survive and thrive: nutrition for vulnerable children

Community stage actors spread awareness on HIV/AIDS

A cyclone-affected school welcomes children back to class

Children remember Cyclone Pam

Smiles after the super cyclone

The young helping the young: Fighting HIV amidst a humanitarian crisis

Climate justice: the road to Sendai and Paris

Youth leaders fighting HIV and AIDS

Faces of UNICEF: Adam Christopher Tibe

Faces of UNICEF: Faye Balanon



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