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Vaccinators Won't Stop Until They Eradicate Polio in Afghanistan
Donate Now After the wild poliovirus was officially eliminated in Africa in August, Afghanistan and Pakistan became the only countries in the world where polio remains endemic. A highly infectious...
Wild Polio Eliminated in Africa: A Giant Step Closer to Eradication
Vaccination campaigns disrupted by COVID-19 have resumed in Pakistan and Afghanistan, the last two polio-endemic countries in the world.
Flooding and Conflict Drive Families From their Homes in South Sudan
Children in South Sudan face a double threat: climate change-related floods and rising levels of violence between armed groups.
A Salute to Congresswoman Nita Lowey’s Legacy for Children
Members of Congress, USAID, international NGOs & youth advocates staged a virtual tribute event honoring retiring Congresswoman Nita Lowey.
Inside Look: Coping With COVID-19 in El Salvador
A conversation with UNICEF El Salvador about supporting returning migrants and other vulnerable kids in the country during the pandemic.
UNICEF Stockpiling 520M Syringes for Global COVID-19 Vaccination
UNICEF is readying more than half a billion single-dose syringes for use as soon as a safe and effective vaccine is available.
COVID-19 and Child Labor: A Time of Crisis, a Time to Act
With schools closed and extreme poverty on the rise, more kids are going to work to help support their families. Why that's a problem.
Hispanic Heritage Month: Reflections on a Child’s Journey to the U.S.
UNICEF USA celebrates the generations of Hispanic Americans who enrich our country and the globe during Hispanic Heritage Month.
Getting Students Back to School Safely During the COVID-19 Pandemic
UNICEF is working to keep students learning during the pandemic, from guidance on safely reopening schools to remote learning solutions.