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Somalia, 17 July 2018: EU tops up funding for UNICEF to help children affected by humanitarian crises

16 July 2018: Record number of children vaccinated in 2017

Geneva, 8 June 2018: Geneva Palais briefing note on the situation of children in Somalia

Somalia, 12 March 2018: Huge measles campaign in drought-hit Somalia aims to protect children and save lives

Somalia, 7 January 2018: One million children in Puntland and 4.2 million nationwide vaccinated against measles

28 December 2017: Children under attack at shocking scale in conflicts around the world, says UNICEF

Somalia, 21 November 2017: China contributes US$2 million toward UNICEF’s humanitarian response

Somalia, 16 November 2017: Government launches Child Rights Bill drafting process

Somalia, 23 October 2017: Global Partnership for Education grants US$5.6 million for quality education for children in Puntland State

Somalia, 18 September 2017: UNICEF and the Puntland authorities launch pipeline extension to bring water to thousands

Somalia, 5 June 2017: Timely funding from Sweden helps tackle high rates of acute watery diarrhoea/cholera among children

Somalia, 2 June 2017: UNICEF’s drought response boosted with GBP £20 million from UK

Somalia, 2 May 2017: Projected number of severely malnourished children up 50 per cent

Somalia, 25 April 2017: In a country hit by drought, children also face potentially deadly measles threat

Somalia, 30 March 2017: As famine looms, malnutrition and disease rise sharply among children

29 March 2017: 27 million people lack safe water in countries facing or at risk of famine

28 March 2017: Time is running out for children as famine, drought and war threaten millions

Somalia, 15 March 2017: Cholera vaccination campaign begins

Somalia, 3 March 2017: Call for support: appropriate infant and young child feeding in emergencies

Somalia, 20 February 2017: Japan donation to support UNICEF’s crucial protection work for vulnerable women and children

21 February 2017: Nearly 1.4 million children at imminent risk of death as famine looms in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen – UNICEF

Somalia, 17 February 2017: World must act now to save lives, U.N. agencies warn

Somalia, 23 December 2016: US$2 million ECHO funds helped UNICEF reach hundreds of thousands with nutrition, WASH and child protection services

Somalia, 6 December 2016: Africa's Voices Foundation recognized for groundbreaking research work

Somalia, 16 December 2016: Mass measles vaccination campaign underway

Somalia, 19 November 2016: On World Toilet Day, 14 villages are recognized for abandoning open defecation

Somalia, 15 November 2016: Thousands of children displaced and out of school due to Galkayo fighting

Somalia, 1 August 2016: Situation Analysis of Children – A call for action to realize the rights of all children

Somalia, 28 June 2016: UNICEF calls for rights of all children to be respected following 2015 Convention on the Rights of the Child ratification

Somalia, 20 April 2016: UNICEF staff pay a united tribute on the one year anniversary of the deadly Garowe attack

Somalia, 25 April 2016: World Malaria Day marked with commitment to reduce infection rate further

22 April 2016: Two-thirds of unimmunized children live in conflict-affected countries – UNICEF

Somalia, 13 April 2016: Japan funding to support 100,000 vulnerable women, children and youth

11 April 2016: UNICEF and WFP respond to needs of drought-affected people in Somaliland and Puntland

Johannesburg/Nairobi, 17 February 2016: UNICEF: Malnutrition mounts as El Niño takes hold

Somalia, December 2015: UNICEF calls for more action following accidental killing of two children by leftover explosive device

Somalia, 16 November 2015: Protecting children with a new vaccine against deadly disease

New York/Geneva, 10 November 2015: Children’s lives at stake as El Niño strengthens

Nairobi, 21 October 2015: Polio outbreak in Somalia officially over

New York, 2 October 2015: Joint statement on Somalia’s ratification of the Convention on the Rights of the Child

Nairobi/Brussels, 17 September 2015: UNICEF and the EU work to end Somali child recruitment

Somalia, 11 August 2015: UN Humanitarian Coordinator commemorates one-year anniversary of last polio case

Nairobi/Brussels, 6 August 2015: EU supports UNICEF’s lifesaving work in Somalia by €2.5 million

Somalia, 26 May 2015: Government launches first population data since 1975

Nairobi, 21 April 2015: UNICEF pays tribute to colleagues killed and injured in Somalia attack

20 April 2015: Statement by Anthony Lake, UNICEF Executive Director, on attack in Garowe, Somalia

Nairobi, 20 April 2015: UNICEF statement on attack in Somalia

Somalia, April 2015: Preventing and tackling child malnutrition close to home

Somalia, 19 February 2015: Polio free for six months but UN says vaccination campaigns must continue as risks remain

Somalia, 29 January 2015: Over 730,000 people across the country face acute food insecurity despite improvements in some areas

Somalia, 20 January 2015: “Advancing and protection children’s rights advances and protects Somalia’s future” says President

20 January 2015: Government of Somalia ratifies UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

Somalia, 19 August 2014: Government and partners renew commitment to end preventable deaths of mothers and children

Somalia, 9 July 2014: EU support reduces child mortality

Somalia, 8 July 2014: Drought conditions set to worsen food crisis

Somalia, 14 July 2014: Central Emergency Response Fund allocates $1.4 million to fight measles outbreak

Somalia, 22 July 2014: Polio transmission still not yet over in Somalia

Nairobi, 23 July 2014: Somalis to work together to end child marriage and female genital mutilation for girls and women

Kenya, 31 July 2014: ECHO funds help contain polio outbreak in Horn of Africa

Somalia, 10 June 2014: Measles threatens thousands of Somali children

Somalia, 6 May 2014: Essential package of health services launched in Somalia to improve maternal and child health

Somalia, 28 March 2014: Agreement signed to improve water service delivery to towns in Somaliland

Nairobi, 22 November 2013: Polio outbreak in Horn of Africa: Tapering off six months on, but no place for complacency

Somalia, 14 October 2013: On Global Handwashing Day, UNICEF focuses on creating awareness about the link between hand washing and Polio prevention in Somalia

Somalia, 27 September 2013: New York meeting sets agenda for progress in education in Somalia

Somalia, 23 September 2013: High level signing ceremony highlights importance of strategic partnerships for getting Somali children to school

Somalia, 6 September 2013: Massive campaign to get one million Somali children into school to be launched

Somalia, 30 August 2013: Media, Community oriented on the Somali Go 2 School Initiative

Tokyo, 5 August 2013: Japan steps up to help stop polio outbreak in Somalia

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

Somalia, 8 July 2013: The European Commission gives 4.5 million Euros to reduce Somali child deaths from malnutrition

Somalia, 18 June 2013: High Level Conference in Mogadishu to discuss the future of Somali education

Somalia, 23 May 2013: Six years after its last reported case, polio outbreak confirmed in Somalia

Somalia, 23 May 2013: Major new funding for teachers’ salaries in Puntland and Somaliland

Somalia, 24 April 2013: Children in Somalia to receive new vaccination against deadly diseases

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

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

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

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

Horn of Africa, 14 September 2011: Podcast: Ongoing drought in the Horn of Africa threatens the new school year

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

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

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

Somalia, 1 September 2010: EU-funded education support programme launched

Somalia, 25 April 2010: Malaria risk declines by over 50 percent

Somalia, 15 June 2010: Long-term local and international financial support a must to deliver basic services to Somali children



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