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There is not one good reason to support children in Zambia – there are 6,000,000 good reasons! Out of a total population of 11.9 million Zambians, 6.2 million are under the age of 18.

Health, Nutrition, & HIV and AIDS
Contributing to child survival through an integrated response to the HIV and AIDS pandemic, improving maternal, newborn and child health, enhancing nutritional status.

Increasing access for all children to quality basic education.

Child Protection
Enhancing protection, care and security, especially for the most vulnerable.

Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene
Increasing access to clean water and sanitation.

Disaster Risk Reduction, Emergency Preparedness and Response

UNICEF works closely with a wide range of cooperating partners to maximize its emergency support to children in areas of health, nutrition, water, sanitation, education and protection.

Unite4Climate Zambia
Unite4Climate Zamba partners with young people in all of the country's nine provinces to combat climate change and is helping to inspire thousands of children to be agents of positive change.  

Social Policy Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation

The SPPME ensures policies that secure all children's rights with equity, especially the most vulnerable in hard-to-reach areas.

Millennium Development Goal Initiative (MDGi)


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