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Children in Conflict
The Crisis in Syria, Four Years On, 14 Million Children Now Affected
The number of Syrian children in need of aid is nearly 15 times greater than in 2012.
Life Underground: Ukraine's Child Crisis
2015 has not been kind to the children of eastern Ukraine. The region’s children face a growing humanitarian crisis.
Keeping Syrian Refugee Children Warm This Winter
Winter Storm Zina (Huda) brought heavy snow to refugee camps throughout the Middle East, creating new hardships for displaced families.
5 Things to Know About Iraq's Unfolding Child Crisis
900,000 Iraqi children have been driven from their homes since January.
What You Need to Know About Gaza's Water Shortage
Water is a precious resource in Gaza. UNICEF's Chief of Field Office Pernille Ironside explains.
Everything You Need to Know About Gaza Schools in Less Than 2 Minutes
Conflict delayed the start of the school year, but Palestinian children are now back to learning.
In This Central African Republic Hospital, Everybody Gets Treated
UNICEF builds a brand new operating wing at the hospital in Berberati.
Siege Broken, UNICEF Delivers Aid to Children of Amerli, Iraq
After two-month siege ends, a convoy brings food, water and medical supplies.
8 Things You Need to Know About Gaza
The conflict that began on July 8 has had a huge impact on children.
Sinjar's Children Are a Long Way From Home
Iraqi families are still on the run in search of safety for their children.
Violence in Iraq: Voices of Yazidi Refugees
Inside Syria's Nawrouz refugee camp, where families have fled violence in Iraq.
In Photos: Inside Gaza's Hospitals and Shelters
More than 237,000 people have taken shelter in U.N.-run schools.
Sinjar's Children Trapped, Under Attack — UNICEF Iraq Responds
Violence in northern Iraq threatens thousands of families.
Children Have Borne the Brunt of Violence in Gaza and Israel
Hundreds of children have been killed, and thousands more have been injured.
Gaza School Attack: UNICEF Statement
More than 100 schools are damaged in the recent escalation of violence.
Conflict in Gaza Kills More Than 160 Children, One Thousand More Injured
Children are bearing the brunt of the worsening violence in Gaza and Israel.
Why Birth Certificates Matter to Children Caught in Conflict
No child born in the C.A.R. since March 2013 has a birth certificate.
Q&A: UNICEF in Afghanistan
UNICEF Country Representative Akhil Iyer provides an inside look into UNICEF's work in Afghanistan.
Q&A: UNICEF in Afghanistan (Video)
An inside look into UNICEF's work in Afghanistan—one of the world's most dangerous places.
Infographic: Violence in Iraq
Sectarian conflict has forced more than 1.1 million Iraqis from their homes.
UNICEF Mobilizes Aid for Displaced Iraqi Children
Up to 500,000 Iraqi people have been newly displaced.
Infographic: The Worst Crisis You've Never Heard Of
2.3 million children have been affected by violence in the Central African Republic.
UNICEF Frees 1,000 Child Soldiers in the Central African Republic
6,000 more are still trapped in the conflict.
Orlando Bloom Visits Syrian Refugees in Jordan
The UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador meets children at the Za'atari camp.
UNICEF Looks Out for Vulnerable Children in Ukraine
UNICEF is working to help children affected by political change and unrest.
UNICEF Provides Water in Syria
A third of Syria's water treatment plants have been destroyed.
Children Caught in Central African Republic Inspire with Smiles
Kent Page reports from the field.
The Most Dangerous Place in the World for a Child
CNN's Christiane Amanpour interviews UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake.
Infographic: Syrian Children Under Siege
Learn more about the conflict's long-term impact on children.
UNICEF Report: Children Under Siege in Syria
The devastating impact on children of three years of conflict in Syria.
New Report on the World’s Most Urgent Children’s Crises
Funding needed now for Syria, South Sudan and the Central African Republic.
More than 500 Syrian Children Evacuated from Homs
Civilians were evacuated—but many more remained trapped.
UNICEF Opens Classrooms for Children in CAR
UNICEF has been providing supplies since the conflict reached crisis levels.
Violence in the Central African Republic: UNICEF Call Interrupted
Violence interrupts our call with UNICEF's CAR country office.
UNICEF's Anthony Lake: Central African Republic Is at a "Tipping Point"
UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake: "It could go over the edge."
Central African Republic Diary: Child Victims of Bangui Violence
UNICEF's Emergency Response Team is working to help 2.3 million children.
Fleeing Terror in Central Africa, Refugees Turn to Chad
Violence has displaced thousands in CAR and South Sudan.
UNICEF Airlifts Bring Relief to Central African Republic
Another 100 metric tons of humanitarian goods are expected.
UNICEF Sends Relief to Syrian Refugees Hit by Winter
Many Syrian refugees fled their homes unprepared for a bitter winter.
Inside Syria: First Polio Outbreak Since 1999
UNICEF and partners are immunizing over 20 million kids in the region.
New Violence in Central African Republic Conflict
30,000 have sought safety in Bossangoa, a provincial capital.
UNICEF Delivers Clean Water to 10 Million in Syria
Water is a key part of the largest humanitarian operation in history.
Yemen: a Rough Place to Be a Child
More than half the population is living below the poverty line.