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.
(Feel free to join via webcam, or just call in from a phone!)
- Meeting number: 809 720 217
- Meeting password: Children1st!
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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.
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.
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.
NEW YORK (October 13, 2016) – Three teachers in training, the director of the Regional Pedagogical Center were violently killed in Kaga-Bandoro, Central African Republic, on Wednesday, October 12th, according to accounts by the Ministry of Education. The Vice President of the Association of Parents was also killed.
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.
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.
NEW YORK (October 11, 2016) – A major health campaign is underway in the Lake Chad Basin area to vaccinate over 41 million children against polio to contain the recent outbreak of the disease in north-east Nigeria.
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.