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Education Above All Foundation and global leaders to mark milestone towards enrolling 10 million out of school children in quality primary education
Media advisory: Education Above All Foundation (EAA) and its programme Educate A Child (EAC) are bringing together development and education leaders to mark a major milestone – securing the final commitments needed to enrol 10 million hard to reach children in quality education. EAC has partnered with 42 organisations across 50 countries to reach children from the most marginalised communities across Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, in a concerted effort to enable 10 million out of school children to participate in primary education.

Ten things you didn't know about malaria
New York, 25 April 2018 - Every two minutes, a child dies of malaria .
Malaria is a preventable and treatable disease that remains, in many regions of the world, a major public health problem . Ninety-one countries currently experience ongoing malaria transmission. Almost half the world’s population - about 3.2 billion people - are at risk of malaria. In 2016 alone, 216 million new cases of malaria were reported, and approximately 445,000 people died of the disease – most of them children.

Geneva Palais briefing note on the situation of children affected by the earthquakes in Papua New Guinea
GENEVA, 24 April 2018 - This is a summary of what was said by Christophe Boulierac, UNICEF spokesperson in Geneva – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

Twelve things you didn't know about immunization
Vaccines keep children alive and healthy by protecting them against disease. Yet in 2016, an estimated 1.4 million children under five died from vaccine-preventable diseases. Approximately one-fourth of deaths among children under 5 were from¬ pneumonia, diarrhoea and measles, and could have been mostly prevented by vaccines. Globally 1 in 7 children – over 19 million – missed out on routine vaccines, including 13 million who have never been vaccinated, putting them and their communities at risk of disease and death. Low immunization coverage compromises gains in all other areas of health for mothers and children. The poorest, most vulnerable children who need immunization the most continue to be the least likely to get it.

500,000 children affected by drought in Afghanistan – UNICEF
KABUL, 23 April 2018 – The extremely dry winter has affected 22 provinces across Afghanistan and now threatens to negatively impact the lives of one million people, with an additional two million who could feel its effects over the coming months.

Nearly 5 million Syrian children accessing education despite over seven years of war on children
BRUSSELS/AMMAN, 23 April 2018 -  Against all odds, 4.9 million Syrian children continue to have access to education despite more than seven long years of war, violence and displacement.

21-year-old Sona Sridhar, Winner of UNICEF Climate Comic Contest, launches full length comic book on Earth Day
NEW YORK, 22 April 2018 – Sathviga ‘Sona’ Sridhar – a 21-year-old artist from Chennai, India, and winner of the inaugural UNICEF Climate Comic Contest – today launched her first ever full length comic book in celebration of Earth Day 2018. The book features her winning character ‘TRé’, a half tree-half human who uses special powers to save nature from destruction.

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2 million people without water in Aleppo

Central America's child migration crisis