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UPDATE: BBC interview with UNICEF Haiti

Listen to the first-hand report from UNICEF’s Guido Cornale (the UNICEF Representative in Haiti) on BBC World Service. He says it’s one of the worst earthquakes he’s ever seen in his life.

If you want to help UNICEF help the children of Haiti, please spread the word about the disaster relief efforts and consider making an online donation today at www.unicefusa.org/haitiquake.

Thank you for your concern and support.

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UPDATE: Haiti quake

UNICEF’s offices in Port-au-Prince were damaged yesterday, but staff are ready to deliver disaster relief to the children and families affected by yesterday’s earthquake in Haiti.

With so many people living at such close quarters

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Major earthquake hits off coast of Haiti

CNN is reporting that a 7.0 earthquake has struck just off the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince.

Children are always the most vulnerable population in any natural disaster, and UNICEF is there for them.

We’ll keep you posted on disaster relief efforts here. In the meantime, if you would like to make a donation to support relief efforts for children in Haiti, you can do so online here.

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Monday UNICEF photo: Myanmar

New year, new beginnings. Brand new babies, too — all around the world.

Here is a Hteik Hteik Soe, holding her eight-day-old son in Taung Pet Village in the eastern Shan State of Myanmar.

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Donate today and your gift will be matched

If you are able to make a donation before midnight, December 31 your gift will be matched by an anonymous donor, doubling the impact of your support for UNICEF’s fight against the Silent Emergency of child malnutrition. Please spread the word among your friends and family!

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Donate your Delta miles


Are you a Delta Air Lines SkyMiles member? Do you have unused frequent flyer miles? Put them to good use by donating them to the U.S. Fund for UNICEF. With Delta’s SkyWish program, SkyMiles members can donate their miles to any participating charity organization, including the U.S. Fund for UNICEF. For more information, visit www.delta.com/skywish.

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