Club Office Hours

Have a question? Planning a club event and looking for advice? Jump on our bi-weekly club office hours to chat with a National Council member! The next office hours will be held on Thursday, October 20 from 6-7pm EST.

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  • Meeting number: 809 720 217
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Over 300,000 Children under Five Died from Diarrheal Diseases Linked to Limited Access to Safe Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in 2015 – UNICEF

NEW YORK (October 14, 2016) – With cholera spreading fast in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti, and with a new outbreak in war-ravaged Yemen, UNICEF urges children, families and communities to make washing hands with soap a habit to help prevent the spread of diseases.

Statement Attributable to Hanaa Singer, UNICEF Representative in Syria, on Children Killed in Aleppo

NEW YORK (October 14, 2016) – “Yesterday’s attack near the Hatem Al Taai primary school in Aleppo city killed four children and injured three others.  The children were on their way to school in the morning hours when mortars hit the area.

“This deadly attack comes only three days after five children were killed inside their school in Dara’a city. In Syria, even going to school is dangerous.

Five in six children under two not getting enough nutrition for growth and brain development - UNICEF

NEW YORK (Oct 14, 2016) – Globally five in six children under two years old are not fed enough nutritious food for their age, depriving them of the energy and nutrients they need at the most critical time in their physical and cognitive development, according to a new UNICEF report.

Statement Attributed to UNICEF Special Coordinator for the Refugee and Migrant Crisis in Europe

NEW YORK (October 12, 2016) – The commitment by the UK and France to find urgent solutions for all the hundreds of refugee and migrant children languishing in Calais for months, could not come a minute too soon, said Marie Pierre Poirier, UNICEF Special Coordinator for the Refugee and Migrant Crisis in Europe.

Statement Attributable to Hanaa Singer, UNICEF Representative in Syria, on Attack on a School in Daraa

NEW YORK (October 12, 2016) – “UNICEF deplores yesterday’s attack on the “That al-Netaqeen” primary school in the city of Daraa which killed five school children, aged between four and 16, and left 15 other children injured. The conflict in Syria has plummeted to such lows that children are now risking their lives just to attend school.

“The school yard was hit at the end of an outdoor sports session.

One Week After Hurricane Matthew, At Least 300 Schools Damaged in Haiti, Over 100,000 Children Miss Out on Learning – UNICEF

NEW YORK (October 10, 2016) – One week after Hurricane Matthew slammed into Haiti, and as schools reopen across the country, more than 100,000 children will be missing out on learning after their schools were either damaged or converted into shelters.