Vulnerability of Syrian refugees in Lebanon “skyrocketed” in 2015

The vulnerability of Syrian refugees in Lebanon has “skyrocketed” over the last year, according to a new report released by a group of UN agencies.

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Digital map helps youth tell their climate change stories at COP21

A digital mapping project created by the UN Children’s Fund, or UNICEF, is helping young people around the world identify climate issues in their communities and find ways to address them.

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Former Sierra Leonean child soldier wants human face on suffering

A former child soldier from Sierra Leone has said he wants to put a human face on the suffering of children who are forced to go to war.

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Climate change threatens children’s survival and development: UNICEF

Although children are least responsible for climate change, they are the ones who will live with its consequences, the UN children’s fund (UNICEF) warns.

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Final phase of measles vaccination campaign underway in Sudan

The last phase of a measles vaccination campaign is underway in Sudan following a deadly outbreak of the virus nearly a year ago.

More than 3,400 children have been infected with measles in Sudan since December 2014. More than 70 of those children have died.

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Using technology to benefit the world’s neediest children

Start-up companies, artists, musicians and humanitarian workers have been examining how technological innovations can improve the lives of poor and marginalized children worldwide.

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Iraq battles cholera outbreak

UN agencies and their partners are working to combat a cholera outbreak in Iraq that so far has resulted in more than 2,200 cases of the diarrhoeal disease.

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UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador David Beckham’s Fund helps children in Papua New Guinea

International football icon and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Goodwill Ambassador David Beckham met children receiving treatment for malnutrition at a UNICEF-supported hospital in Papua New Guinea.

UN Gender Focus: refugees, entrepreneurship in Pakistan and women's rights

Concern at “never-ending flow” of vulnerable EU arrivals

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Concern at "never-ending flow" of vulnerable EU arrivals

Hopes that the colder weather might see a drop in the number of people risking their lives to reach Europe have proved groundless after the UN Children’s Agency, UNICEF, on Wednesday said that the number of women and children seeking safety has

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