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UNICEF emergency supplies for Rohingya refugee children arrive in Bangladesh
DHAKA, Bangladesh, 24 September 2017 - A consignment of UNICEF emergency supplies for hundreds of thousands of refugee Rohingya children and their families has arrived in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka.

Education at risk for thousands of children after successive earthquakes in Mexico – UNICEF
MEXICO CITY/NEW YORK, 23 September 2017 – Nearly 5,100 schools have been damaged or destroyed in Mexico following two powerful earthquakes that struck less than two weeks apart, threatening access to education for thousands of children – UNICEF said today.

Region of the Americas eliminates maternal and neonatal tetanus
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, 21 September 2017 – The Region of the Americas has eliminated maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT), a disease that used to be responsible for the deaths of more than 10,000 newborns every year in the Americas.

Only 15 countries worldwide have three essential national policies that support families with young children – UNICEF
NEW YORK, 21 September 2017 – Only 15 countries worldwide have three basic national policies that help guarantee the time and resources parents need to support their young children’s healthy brain development, UNICEF said today in a new report. Worse, 32 countries – home to one in eight of the world’s children under five – have none of these policies in place.

Global Goals Awards honour five champions for their work to make the world a better place
NEW YORK, 20 September 2017 – The 2017 Goalkeepers Global Goals Awards last night honoured five outstanding activists for their efforts to create positive impact in people’s lives and accelerate progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

World leaders commit to tackling global education crisis that is holding back millions of children and threatening progress and stability
NEW YORK, 20 September 2017 – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres; United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed; heads of state of France, Norway, Malawi and Senegal; and other global education leaders today committed to tackling the global ‘education crisis’ holding back millions of children and threatening progress, at a high-level event in New York City.

Investing in the early years: a roadmap for sustainable futures
High-level event to discuss how investing early, even before birth, in young children’s development – through nutrition, health, education, sanitation, security, responsive caregiving and early learning – is one of the smartest interventions governments can make to address inequality, break the cycle of poverty, and improve outcomes later in life. The event will mark the start of broad consultations to develop a nurturing care framework for early childhood development – including actions and results that countries can use to guide their investments in early childhood development. In addition, the event will serve as the official launch of UNICEF’s new report Early Moments Matter for Every Child, which details a six-point action agenda for governments and businesses. 

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2 million people without water in Aleppo

Central America's child migration crisis