Immunization coverage for 800,000 children in Syria earthquake zone
A measles and polio vaccination campaign will be launched tomorrow across northwest Syria to protect some 800,000 children under five years from the two potentially deadly but preventable diseases.
UNICEF and MSC Foundation celebrate 13-year partnership
The MSC Foundation has raised a total of 12 million euros for UNICEF’s global programmes for children. This is a major milestone in the partnership’s 13-year history.
Eleven million children in Yemen need humanitarian aid
Eight brutal years of conflict have devastated the lives of millions of children in Yemen and left 11 million children in need of one or more forms of humanitarian assistance, UNICEF said today, warning that, without urgent action, millions could face greater risks of being malnourished.
Southeast Africa: First Cyclone Freddy, now cholera
Millions of children are at risk in the face of a potential increase in cholera cases in Malawi and Mozambique in the aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Freddy, which has ravaged both countries for the second time in less than a month.
850,000 children homeless in earthquake zone
One month on from the two catastrophic earthquakes that struck southern Türkiye and Syria, more than 850,000 children remain displaced after being forced from their damaged or destroyed homes.
3.7 million children in Syria exposed to multiple catastrophic threats
The 3.7 million children in affected areas of Syria who survived the powerful earthquakes that hit southern Türkiye and northern Syria are facing several growing and potentially catastrophic threats, UNICEF Executive Director Catherine Russell warned today.
Future Council U24: First representative council for young people and young adults in Switzerland whose participants are selected by lot.
In the autumn of the 2023 election year, 80 young people from different backgrounds will debate a national future topic and present their recommendations to politicians and the public.
UNICEF supports childcare funding initiative.
The National Council is today debating the future funding of external childcare in Switzerland.
Ukraine: A generation of children on the brink of the abyss
Almost one year since the escalation of the war in Ukraine on February 24, 2022, a generation of children has experienced 12 months of violence, fear, loss and tragedy.