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How to Talk to Your Kids About Ebola

Caryl M. Stern is President and CEO of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF.

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the deadliest the world has ever seen. Already, there are nearly 4,000 children orphaned by EbolaAnd with the first confirmed cases now appearing outside of West Africa, it's understandably frightening to many people around the world, especially children.

U.S. Fund for UNICEF and give back to Houston Students

Houston was selected as one of ten stops during's nationwide "Orange Tour" during the months of September and October. The U.S. Fund for UNICEF then nominated Lakeland Elementary to be the local recipient of's Halloween giveaway to thank the school for participating in Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF. In 2012, Lakeland Elementary students raised over $3,500 for Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF in their local community.