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The Power of Sports and Play
It’s hard to imagine childhood without play. When they play, children learn how to explore, invent, create and collaborate with others. Those skills help them when they are very young as they make friends and learn how to be in the world.
How Sport Drives Development — and Sets Kids Up for Success
A look at how physical play serves broader UNICEF goals for vulnerable children in education, protection, social inclusion and empowerment.
Immunization Under Fire
Almost 8 million unvaccinated or under-immunized children live in fragile or humanitarian settings, including countries affected by conflict.
Alarming Global Surge of Measles Cases Is a Wake-Up Call
More contagious than Ebola, tuberculosis or influenza, the potentially deadly measles virus is on the rise. Globally, measles cases increased by 48.1 percent between 2017 and 2018, according to data on 194 countries from the World Health Organization.
Vaccines Save Lives
Measles was eliminated in the U.S. in 2000. Now it's back and on the rise, fueled by vaccine hesitancy and a lack of awareness.
Refugee Relief Guide: How To Help Refugees in 2019
A guide to UNICEF's work for refugees — and how you can help.
Circle K International holds a week-long event for UNICEF's WASH
A collaboration between campus organizations at University of Houston raises awareness of UNICEF's WASH program
Where Are Indonesia's Missing Children?
Six months after an earthquake and tsunami devastated Indonesia's Sulawesi, UNICEF is still working to reunify families torn apart.
Tales of Love and Hope on the Migration Trail
Uprooted families from Central America share their dreams, and the treasured objects they carry on their journey.