UNICEF works in more than 190 countries and territories and in the world's toughest places to reach children and young people with the greatest needs in health care and immunizationssafe water and sanitationnutritioneducationemergency relief and more

Learn more about UNICEF's Humanitarian Action Plan for 2022 — and why the $9.4 billion emergency funding appeal to assist 177 million children affected by conflict, the climate crisis and COVID-19 is its largest ever.

A global operation to save and protect the most vulnerable children

Headquartered in New York City, UNICEF operates through country offices around the world.

Each country office is linked to one of seven regional offices:

UNICEF also has a research center in Florence, a supply hub in Copenhagen, a global shared services center in Budapest and additional offices in Brussels, Geneva, Seoul and Tokyo.

The vast majority of UNICEF staff — about 85 percent — are out in the field.

UNICEF USA is one of 33 national committees that were established to support UNICEF's global work through fundraising, advocacy and education.

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Top photo: Child Protection Officer Hashmat Latifi works with children at the Ferdousi camp for displaced families in Nahri Shahi district, Balkh, north Afghanistan. © UNICEF/UNI367306/Fazel