Emergency and Disaster Relief

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UNICEF leads in times of emergency

Founded in 1946 to help children suffering in the aftermath of World War II, UNICEF provides children and families with disaster relief whenever emergencies strike. 

Every year, UNICEF responds to approximately 300 humanitarian situations, from conflicts to natural disasters. With a presence in more than 190 countries and territories, UNICEF has helped save more children's lives than any other humanitarian organization in the world. 

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