Disaster risk reduction and emergencies

UNICEF is on the ground before, during, and after emergencies, working to reach children and families with lifesaving aid and long-term assistance.

Teniou, 9, sits on a mangrove in an area which usually floods at high tide in Tebunginako village, Abaiang Atoll, South Tarawa, Kiribati, Saturday 30 January 2016.
Bernadeth and her three children took shelter in this church house that lost parts of its roof and was flooded.