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Learn more about Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Burundi Needs More Soap to Stay Safe. A New Partnership Aims to Help
To fight COVID-19, UNICEF has joined forces with soap maker Savonor to make handwashing cheaper and easier for children and families.
This Eid Al-Adha, Remember Children Displaced by Violence
As Muslims all over the world prepare to celebrate Eid al-Adha, a reminder to stand with UNICEF to protect vulnerable children.
Going Door-to-Door to Protect Yemen's Children
UNICEF-supported community health workers travel over rugged roads to reach Yemen's most vulnerable with the services they need to survive.
Syrian Youth Make Masks to Protect Children and Families from COVID-19
At a UNICEF-supported youth center in rural Damascus, young trainees learn job skills and give back to their community.
UNICEF: In War vs. Poverty (and COVID-19), Cash Is King
UNICEF makes a case for Universal Child Benefits (cash assistance for families) to counter the pandemic's economic fallout.
How to Keep Children Learning During a Pandemic
Robert Jenkins, UNICEF Global Chief of Education, on the challenges of remote learning and what parents can do to support their children.
This Pandemic Is Not UNICEF's First Fight
UNICEF's role in the world's war against COVID-19 reflects a legacy of saving and protecting children from disease.
Why Child Labor Cannot Be Forgotten During COVID-19
COVID-related shocks will push millions of children into extreme poverty & child labor. The need for social protection programs is urgent.
Respond, Recover, Reimagine — UNICEF's Vision for a Post-COVID World
UNICEF issues an urgent appeal for support for its global pandemic response — calling on partners to help communities come back stronger.
A Deep Dive Into UNICEF's $1.6 Billion Pandemic Response
The different components of UNICEF's plan to deal with the COVID-19 crisis reflect how much is at stake for vulnerable children.
Protecting Kids From the Effects of COVID-19 in Honduras
UNICEF Rep Mark Connolly on stomping out misinformation about COVID-19, sheltering deported children and using TV to keep kids learning.
COVID-19 Threatens the World's Children in More Ways Than One
A new study predicts that disruptions to medical care & routine services will be more catastrophic to children than COVID-19 itself.
Pandemic Puts Polio Fight on Pause, Stoking Fears of a Comeback
The global response to COVID-19 puts children at risk while threatening to undermine decades of progress against the crippling disease.
The Doctor Is In: Parents’ Questions About Coronavirus Answered
Dr. Ronald Kleinman, Chief of the Department of Pediatrics at Massachusetts General Hospital, on how to protect children from coronavirus.
On Ramadan's Night of Power, Remember the Most Vulnerable
A way to help those praying for safety, protection, nutrition, good health — & the resources to keep COVID-19 from devastating communities.
How UNICEF Supporters Can Help Speed Supplies to the Front Lines
UNICEF USA's new Fast Fund aims to expedite procurement of PPE for health workers fighting COVID-19.
Rohingya Face Higher Risk of Gender-Based Violence During Lockdown
With COVID-19 pandemic response measures in place, UNICEF is working to make sure women and girls can still get the support they need.
Getting the Word Out in Syria: How to Stop the Spread of Coronavirus
A UNICEF public information campaign in Syria is offering practical advice on how to stay safe from COVID-19.
Coronavirus Anxiety: Parenting Tips to Help Children
Children may not be as likely to get sick from coronavirus, but anxiety over the pandemic can take a heavy toll. Here’s how to help.
Thinking Through How to Safely Reopen Schools
A roadmap from UNICEF and partners for leaders looking to bring kids back to the (non-virtual) classroom.
Childbirth During COVID-19 Lockdown
Chloe, Patrick and Ava O'Doherty welcome baby Fionn in extraordinary times in South Africa.
UNICEF Partners Step Up to Protect Children From COVID-19
Corporate partners are pitching in to support UNICEF's work around the world during the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Thank a Nurse Today
Where would we be without nurses? A salute to the dedicated health professionals fighting COVID-19 and caring for others, cradle to grave.
Water and Hygiene Kits Needed To Protect Displaced Kids From COVID-19
It's Giving Tuesday Now. Send emergency COVID-19 supplies to protect displaced families and the health workers fighting to save them.
Using Data, Science and the Media to Fight a Pandemic
UNICEF’s data chief, a microbiologist and a public health journalist discuss UNICEF’s approach to mitigating the impact of COVID-19.
Online Learning Platform Expanded for Global Students
Created by UNICEF, Microsoft & the University of Cambridge, the Learning Passport helps students continue their educations at home.
Keeping Kids Safe Online in the Age of COVID-19
A rise in online predatory behavior prompts UNICEF and partners to call for immediate action to mitigate risks.
'A Child's Right to an Education Does Not Change Because of a Crisis'
With schools closed in 191 countries during the coronavirus pandemic, UNICEF is working to make sure students keep learning & stay healthy.
COVID-19 and the U.S. Crisis of Care
The coronavirus outbreak underscores the importance of family-friendly policies in the United States.
Protecting the Most Vulnerable Children During the COVID-19 Outbreak
Crises put children and youth at greater risk of abuse and neglect. Here's how UNICEF partner ICOY is standing up for those in need.
UNICEF Rushes Vital Supplies to Help Countries Fight Coronavirus
Despite extreme market pressure, UNICEF is procuring and shipping essential supplies including personal protective equipment.
'Children Are the Hidden Victims of This Pandemic'
As lockdowns and school closures keep kids at home, the risk of exploitation, abuse, and neglect rises.
Alone Together: Young Artists Create Community Despite Coronavirus
Isolated at home, teenage photographers around the world are joining forces online to share their work and their hopes for the future.
Helping Communities Fight the Spread of Coronavirus in Nigeria
UNICEF is supporting COVID-19 health education handwashing campaigns in Africa's most populous country.
UNICEF's Strategy for Fighting Coronavirus in Crowded Places
Leaders of the global response call for help reaching the world's most vulnerable children and families with supplies and support.
Helping Kids Adjust to Online Learning During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Sticking to a routine and maintaining a positive attitude will help children stay grounded in these challenging times.
Coronavirus, Seen Through a Child's Eyes
5-year-old Yuanyuan was left all alone after her parents and grandparents fell ill with COVID-19. Kind health care workers kept her safe.
Coronavirus & Children: The Complete Guide
What to expect when parenting in the age of coronavirus. Here's how to stay informed and keep everyone working, learning, sane and safe.
Keeping Children and Schools Safe Protects Us All
An education is a child's key to the future. UNICEF is working to make sure every student keeps learning during the coronavirus pandemic.
UNICEF Is Fighting Coronavirus with Supplies and Information
UNICEF is rushing protective gear to health workers on the front lines and delivering important prevention messages parents can trust.
5 Ways to Fight Racism and Xenophobia
Coronavirus fears are fueling a rise in intolerance and discrimination. Now is the time to speak out against prejudice and hate speech.
Coronavirus in the U.S.: How to Prepare
Health experts are warning the disease will spread. Here are some simple steps you can take to protect your family.
Seven Things You Should Know About the Coronavirus Outbreak
UNICEF is providing supplies and expertise to help control the spread of coronavirus. Stay safe by learning the facts.
Want to Stop an Epidemic? Start With the Facts.
Rumors can cause chaos during public health emergencies. UNICEF provides information parents can trust on how to keep children healthy.