How UNICEF Works in Emergencies

With more than 11,000 staff worldwide; 350 warehouses globally; strategic transit hubs in Copenhagen, Dubai, Panama and Shanghai; and a 24/7 emergency operations center in New York, UNICEF stands ready to provide both immediate and long-term necessities—food, water, shelter, protection and physical as well as mental health care—whenever a crisis arises.

UNICEF also works to reunite children with family and provides care for those who are orphaned.

Providing Relief to Children in Emergencies

UNICEF is the world leader in providing humanitarian relief for children and their families. Among the crises that UNICEF is currently responding to are: