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Despite progress, 180 million children face bleaker prospects than their parents – UNICEF
NEW YORK, 20 November 2017 – Despite global progress, 1 in 12 children worldwide live in countries where their prospects today are worse than those of their parents, according to a UNICEF analysis conducted for World Children’s Day.

UN Leaders appeal for immediate lifting of humanitarian blockade in Yemen – Millions of lives at imminent risk
NEW YORK/GENEVA, 16 November 2017 – “While the Saudi-led military coalition has partially lifted the recent blockade of Yemen, closure of much of the country’s air, sea and land ports is making an already catastrophic situation far worse. The space and access we need to deliver humanitarian assistance is being choked off, threatening the lives of millions of vulnerable children and families.

Global 'take-overs', star-studded events and world leaders to spotlight most disadvantaged for World Children's Day in over 130 countries
NEW YORK, 14 November 2017 – UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador David Beckham, President of Chile Michelle Bachelet, singer, songwriter and UNICEF Ambassador P!nk, actress Millie Bobby Brown, singers, songwriters and musicians Chloe x Halle, legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and FCB and FCB Foundation are among the many stars, leaders and organizations lending their voices to children for World Children’s Day, UNICEF has announced.

Statement by UNICEF South Asia Regional Director, Jean Gough, from Afghanistan and Pakistan border
SPIN BOLDAK, Afghanistan, 11 November 2017 – “The town of Spin Boldak on Afghanistan’s southern border with Pakistan is at the epicentre of the global effort to eradicate polio.

Geneva Palais Briefing Note: The impact of the closure of all air, land and sea ports of Yemen on children
This is a summary of what was said by Meritxell Relano, UNICEF Representative in Yemen  – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

Bangladesh steps up vaccination for new Rohingya arrivals as measles cases rise
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh, 10 November 2017 – An increase in the number of suspected measles cases among the newly arrived Rohingya and their host communities in southern Bangladesh has prompted the Government and UN partners to step up immunization efforts in overcrowded camps and makeshift shelters close to the border with Myanmar.

Children to ‘take over’ United Nations Headquarters on World Children’s Day
WHAT: World Children’s Day event at the United Nations. UNICEF will bring together high-profile supporters, influencers and special guests alongside children who represent some of the world’s most vulnerable to speak out to the international community on issues that matter to them the most.

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2 million people without water in Aleppo

Central America's child migration crisis