Humanitarian Action for Children 2024 Overview

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

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UNICEF recognizes, respects and strengthens the leadership and capacity of local communities, civil society organizations and authorities in humanitarian action. Preparing national and subnational actors for future humanitarian responses will better address the needs of children affected by humanitarian crises.

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 2024 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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