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November 11, 2013

NY Knicks’ Tyson Chandler Appointed Newest UNICEF Ambassador

The U.S. Fund for UNICEF today announced that NY Knicks’ Tyson Chandler is the newest UNICEF Ambassador. Chandler—the first American NBA player to be named a UNICEF Ambassador—will fundraise, educate and advocate on behalf of vulnerable children around the world.

November 10, 2013

NBA and NBPA Team Up to Donate $250,000 to Support Critical UNICEF Relief Efforts in Hard-Hit Areas of Philippines

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and National Basketball Player’s Association (NBPA) today have teamed up to donate $250,000 to the U.S. Fund for UNICEF in support of UNICEF’s emergency relief efforts in areas of the Philippines ravaged by Super Typhoon Haiyan. The latest estimates indicate that as many as four million children could now be affected by the disaster, and the donation will aid UNICEF in providing children and families with immediate necessities including food, water, and medicine.

November 10, 2013

As number of children affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan rises to 4 million, UNICEF steps up emergency response

UNICEF is rushing emergency supplies to areas of the Philippines ravaged by Super Typhoon Haiyan on 8 November, as the latest estimates indicate that up to 4 million children could now be affected by the disaster.

November 10, 2013

UNICEF Rushes Supplies to Hard-Hit Areas of Philippines

UNICEF is racing to deliver emergency supplies to areas of the Philippines ravaged by Super Typhoon Haiyan on November 8, as the latest estimates indicate that as many as four million children could now be affected by the disaster.

November 9, 2013

Up to 1.7 Million Children Could Be Affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines

UNICEF expects children to be among the worst affected by Typhoon Haiyan, which tore through the Philippines yesterday. While the full impact of the disaster is still being assessed, an estimated 1.7 million children are believed to be living in the areas hit by the emergency.

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