UNICEF in action
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"My Friends Were in Class, But I Was Sleeping on Cardboard"
A teenager & her family left Venezuela for Brazil. UNICEF learning spaces are making the transition to a new education system less daunting.
Want to Change the World? Send a Child to Preschool.
Children enrolled in quality early learning programs do better in school, and go on to become more productive adults.
Midwives on Motorbikes Go the Distance for Indonesia's Moms
Raising families in remote regions can be tough, especially for mothers who must travel long distances to get their babies the health care that's so critical to the first 1,000 days of life.
Amilia Escaped a Deadly Militia Attack — and Became a UNICEF Midwife
In 2014, armed groups invaded Amilia Mathew's hometown of Michika, Nigeria, brutally killing hundreds of civilians. Mathew fled 145 miles away to Yola, the capital of Adamawa state.
As More Venezuelan Families Flee to Colombia, UNICEF Is There To Help
With new groups arriving every day, UNICEF is amping up support for migrants, refugees and their host communities in Colombia.
After Cyclone Idai, an Emergency Cholera Immunization Campaign
UNICEF-supported health workers have vaccinated more than a million people in Mozambique and Zimbabwe.
Flooding Feared After Cyclone Kenneth Hits Idai-Ravaged Mozambique
UNICEF is supporting the emergency response and assessing the damage inflicted on a nation still struggling to recover from Cyclone Idai.
In Photos: Building a Brighter Future for Sierra Leone’s Children
Earlier this month, I traveled with a group of UNICEF USA donors and staff to Sierra Leone. Amidst a backdrop of the deepest poverty I’ve ever witnessed first-hand, I was heartened by two things.