One Year into Conflict, Children under Daily Threat in South Sudan

NEW YORK (December 12, 2014) – The future for a generation of children in South Sudan is being stolen by the year-long conflict in the country, which has driven hundreds of thousands of them from their homes, schools and communities. Children have been subjected to violence, malnutrition and disease, UNICEF said today.

UNICEF Declares 2014 a Devastating Year for Children

NEW YORK (December 8, 2014) – The year 2014 has been one of horror, fear and despair for millions of children, as worsening conflicts across the world saw them exposed to extreme violence and its consequences, forcibly recruited and deliberately targeted by warring groups, UNICEF said today. Yet many crises no longer capture the world’s attention, warned the children’s agency.

UNICEF Mobilizes to Reach Children and Families Affected by Typhoon Hagupit

NEW YORK (December 8, 2014) – As Typhoon Hagupit wreaks havoc in the Philippines, UNICEF is acting quickly to support the Filipino government’s response to the emergency, providing lifesaving supplies and services for children and women in the areas hardest hit by cyclone-force winds and heavy rains.

UNICEF’s Top Priority is Protecting Children as Typhoon Hagupit Predicted to Hit the Philippines

NEW YORK (December 5, 2014) – UNICEF is fully prepared to assist children and families as Super Typhoon Hagupit moves toward the northern part of Eastern Visayas, the Philippines. Gaining strength and predicted to make landfall in the next few days, Super Typhoon Hagupit (local name Ruby) comes just 13 months after Super Typhoon Haiyan ravaged Tacloban and other coastal communities in Eastern Visayas.