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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.

November 8, 2013

UNICEF Poised to Help Children as Massive Typhoon Hits the Philippines

Typhoon Haiyan, the most powerful typhoon of the year, hit the Philippines at 4:30 am local time today. The impact of the storm was severe as it made landfall on several island groups within central Philippines.

November 7, 2013

Lucy Meyer Named U.S. Fund for UNICEF Spokesperson for Children with Disabilities

The U.S. Fund for UNICEF is proud to name 14-year-old Lucy Meyer as its Spokesperson for Children with Disabilities. A longstanding UNICEF supporter and Southern California Special Olympics Athlete, Lucy will continue to raise her voice to make the world a better place for all children.

November 6, 2013

The IKEA Soft Toys For Education Campaign Returns. Since 2003, Program has Impacted Ten Million Children and Raised $74 Million

IKEA announced today the return of its annual ‘Soft Toys for Education’ campaign, which will run from November 10, 2013 to January 4, 2014. During this period, the IKEA Foundation will donate one euro (approximately $1.34)* to UNICEF and Save the Children to give children in developing countries access to a quality education. Launched in 2003, the campaign has impacted 10 million children in 46 countries and donations have totalled $74 million for 90 projects.

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