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Children of the Mountain
On December 20, 2009, Mt. Mayon in the Philippines was declared Level 4 meaning an eruption is imminent. Around 17,000 children were evacuated. Meet some of the children who live under the spectre of Mayon's wrath, and hear their dreams for the future.

UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
Twenty years ago, the world made a set of promises to all children when it adopted the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). This photo gallery illustrates the implementation of the CRC in the Philippines.

Surviving Ondoy's Wrath
UNICEF expressed great concern over the growing number of children and families affected by storm Ondoy, which dumped a month's worth of rain in 12 hours, flooding 25 per cent of Metro Manila and affecting more than 24 provinces around the country.

Education as a catalyst for change
UNICEF Representative Vanessa Tobin and UNICEF National Ambassador Gary Valenciano embark on their first field visit together in Sitio Avocado, a small town in Negros Oriental that was transformed from a conflict zone to a thriving community.

UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict visit
Ms. Radhika Coomaraswamy, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict visits the Philippines in December 2008 to ascertain first hand the impact of the conflict on children and advocate for their protection.




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