23 March 2022

Conflict in Ukraine poses immediate threat to children

The conflict in Ukraine poses an immediate and growing threat to the lives and well-being of the country’s 7.5 million children. Humanitarian needs are multiplying by the hour as fighting intensifies. Children continue to suffer the consequences of this situation. Families are terrified, in shock, and in need of safety., How to help UNICEF’s work with children in Ukraine, child fleeing ukraine UNICEF/UN0605554/Remp     By donating money to UNICEF you are helping us provide continuous deliveries of safe drinking water, medical supplies and other necessary humanitarian aid, as well as psychosocial support for children from Ukraine.   The past eight years of conflict in Ukraine have already inflicted profound and…, How is UNICEF helping children and families in Ukraine?, UNICEF is working around the clock to scale up life-saving programmes for children. In Ukraine, this includes: Ramping up efforts to meet critical and escalating needs for safe water, health care, education and protection. Delivering midwifery, obstetrics, surgical medical kits, first aid kits and diagnostic and treatment equipment to temporary…, What’s happening in Ukraine?, Conflict in Ukraine poses an immediate and growing threat to the country’s 7.5 million children. Hundreds of homes have been damaged or destroyed, while damage to civilian infrastructure has left hundreds of thousands of people without safe water or electricity. The country is running low on critical medical supplies. Fears of a wider public…
10 January 2022

COVID-19 Response

Since the COVID-19 pandemic was declared in March 2020, more than 230 million cases have been confirmed worldwide, with more than 4.5 million confirmed deaths up to September 2021, making it one of the deadliest pandemics in history. The first known COVID-19-related death in Serbia was registered in March 2020.  UNICEF has been supporting Serbia…, Programme Area Goals, Unicef help emergency UNICEF Srbija / 2021 / Jovanović 19 is delivered in continuity and with maintained quality.  WASH: Most vulnerable populations are provided with critical hygiene supplies to mitigate infection risks.  Education: E-learning system for education is developed/strengthened and the digital divide of vulnerable children is bridged…, COVID response plan for 2021 Target, To support COVID-19 prevention and impact mitigation in 2021, our goal is to:   Ensure 40,000 children and women receive essential health care through UNICEF-supported community health workers and health facilities.  Support 880,000 children in accessing formal or non-formal education, including early learning.  Provide 54,000 parents and…, Challenge, The Government has implemented measures to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on the economy and the most vulnerable populations. However, data indicate that many households have sustained a significant shock as a result of the crisis, and that some groups have not benefited from the mitigation measures.  As expected, the health system was heavily…, Solution, UNICEF’s COVID-19 response plan includes measures for prevention and for impact mitigation, including in following priority areas:  Health and nutrition: UNICEF supports the Ministry of Health, health institutions and professional associations to ensure continuity and quality of maternal, newborn and child health care during the pandemic, with a…