Libya: More than 16,000 children are displaced
More than 16,000 children are displaced in eastern Libya following Africa’s deadliest storm in recorded history, UNICEF warned today. Their psychosocial wellbeing is at stake.
Joining forces to improve young people's mental health
On Wednesday, September 13, 2023, civil society organizations met with parliamentarians at the parliament building to discuss the mental health of young people. The urgent need for action and possible solutions took center stage.
Libya: Around 300,000 children affected by devastating floods
Nearly 300,000 children are estimated to have been exposed to the powerful Storm Daniel across eastern Libya and a growing number of children and families are in desperate need of humanitarian assistance, following significant damage to numerous homes, hospitals, schools, and other essential infrastructure.
More than two million children displaced by brutal conflict in Sudan as violence spreads to new areas
With more children displaced in past 52 days than in previous four years combined, UNICEF warns that, without peace, the future of Sudan’s children is at stake.
Sudan: UNICEF warns of severe violations of children’s rights
UNICEF receives credible reports of at least 435 children killed and 2025 children injured in the last 100 days - an average of more than one per hour.
Childhood immunization begins recovery after COVID-19 backslide
New WHO and UNICEF data show promising signs of immunization services rebounding in some countries, but, particularly in low-income countries, coverage still falls short of pre-pandemic levels putting children at grave risk from disease outbreaks.
UN report: around 735 million people are currently facing hunger
Over 122 million more people are facing hunger in the world since 2019 due to the pandemic and repeated weather shocks and conflicts, including the war in Ukraine, according to the latest State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) report.
Naming Ceremony «MSC Euribia» in Copenhagen
At the beginning of June, MSC Cruise launched its new cruise ship «MSC Euribia» in Copenhagen. Representatives of UNICEF Switzerland and Liechtenstein and UNICEF in Denmark attended the event.
Over one million children newly displaced in two months as Sudan faces escalating conflict
More than one million children have now been displaced by two months of conflict in Sudan. Across Sudan, UNICEF has received credible reports that over 330 children have been killed, and over 1,900 have been injured.