UN Children’s Fund

News in Brief 22 August 2017 (AM)

Appeal for justice for ISIL’s women victims in Iraq

Authorities in Iraq are being urged to ensure that thousands of women and girls who survived rape and other sexual violence committed by ISIL fighters receive care, protection and justice.

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News in Brief 17 August 2017 (AM)

UNICEF responding to Sierra Leone landslide tragedy

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News in Brief 2 June 2017 (PM)

Plight of thousands of Sahrawi refugees leaves UN chief “deeply concerned”

The plight of tens of thousands of refugees from Western Sahara who stand to have their food rations cut, is a source of deep concern, the UN said on Friday.

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News in Brief 5 May 2017 (AM)

Humanitarian agencies decision to pull back in CAR is temporary

The decision by four major humanitarian agencies to withdraw partially from the Central African Republic (CAR) amid attacks on their workers is “temporary”, the UN said on Friday.

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News in Brief 21 April 2017 (PM)

More than 150 child deaths already this year on Africa-Italy route

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News in Brief 23 March 2017 (AM)

“We are failing the children of Syria,” says UNICEF director

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News in Brief 17 February 2016 (PM)

One million children affected by Ukraine conflict: UNICEF

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“Huge jump” in food insecurity across Yemen: FAO

There’s been a “huge jump” in food insecurity across Yemen, with three million more in need compared with seven months ago, said the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Friday.

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“Signs of normality” returning for some children on frontline in Ukraine

There are some “signs of normality” returning for children living on the frontline between Ukrainian government forces and separatist rebels, after an escalation in fighting over the past week.

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News in Brief 7 February 2017 (PM)

Surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine forces children out of school

Thousands of children have been forced out of schools in eastern Ukraine following last week’s surge in fighting, humanitarian organisations in the country have confirmed.

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