Humanitarian action for children 2023 overview

By working together, we can build a better future for every child living through conflict and crisis.

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UNICEF remains committed to establishing effective linkages between its humanitarian action and development programming, contributing to peacebuilding and supporting countries to strengthen capacities and systems.

This edition of UNICEF’s annual Humanitarian Action for Children highlights UNICEF’s funding appeal, which sets out an ambitious agenda to address the major challenges facing children and young people living through conflict and crisis. It presents the investments needed in 2023 to save their lives and protect their futures.

Additional information about humanitarian action and UNICEF funding appeals at the country and regional levels is available at


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