September 19, 2014

A weekly roundup of UNICEF issues in the news.

Best of the UNICEF blogs

Five ways UNICEF is fighting Ebola
From airlifting supplies to helping prevent the outbreak from spreading further.

Dramatic progress
100 million lives have been saved since 1990, and the first 24 hours of life are crucial.

Neighbors helping neighbors
In Haiti, locally made technology gives vulnerable families an assist.

UNICEF issues in the News

A Mother’s Story
A harrowing account, in the Los Angeles Times, of what happened to one family who failed to vaccinate a child against measles.

Photos: Humans of New Delhi
Street photographer Brandon Stanton gets a rock star’s welcome in India.

The other epidemic
A thoughtful piece, in Al Jazeera, about why malaria should not be forgotten.

“Kashmir was an ocean”
Satellite images, in Quartz, reveal the stunning scale of the recent floods.

Photos: Back to school in Gaza
A look inside the classroom, as Gaza tries to rebuild. In the New York Times.

Beating the odds
The inspiring story of girls in Malawi who are speaking out for their rights.

And one more...

How many reasons do you need to trick-or-treat?
Buzzfeed has 25 – and they all support UNICEF.