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Infographic: World Water Crisis

— Most of us take clean water for granted, but for 768 million people around the world, it’s a luxury. Learn more in this infographic. Click on the image to enlarge. This March, the UNICEF Tap Project is challenging you put down your phone to help provide clean water, sanitation and hygiene to children in need. […]

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5 Reasons to Put Down Your Phone

Children at Kharipihipa Junior Basic School in West Bengal, India, wash their hands before their midday meal. © UNICEF/INDA2011-00484/Prashanth Vishwanathan

— The UNICEF Tap Project is challenging you to put down your phone to help provide clean water to a child in need. Safe, clean drinking water is something most of us take for granted, but for 768 million people around the world, it’s not. Access to clean water improves lives in more ways than you […]

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Giorgio Armani Fragrances’ Acqua for Life Campaign Celebrates Five Years

Giorgio Armani Fragrances has supported the UNICEF Tap Project for five years.

— Happy fifth birthday, Acqua for Life! Giorgio Armani Fragrances has been supporting the UNICEF Tap Project — a nationwide campaign that helps provide the world’s children with access to safe, clean water — each March for the past five years. In March 2010, Giorgio Armani Fragrances debuted “Acqua for Life,” its “water for life” campaign […]

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Put Down Your Phone, Save a Child’s Life

— For every 10 minutes you spend away from your phone this March, you can help UNICEF provide clean water to a child in need. It’s that simple. Visit uniceftapproject.org on your phone. You’ll see updates on your progress, how long other people have gone without their phones and how UNICEF helps provide clean water and […]

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Brazilian Soccer Legend Roberto Carlos Supports Western Union’s PASS Initiative

Roberto Carlos shows off his soccer skills to Turkish youth participating in a UNICEF initiative funded by Western Union. Photo: Katia Stefanatou.

— Meeting Brazilian soccer player Roberto Carlos recently was a big thrill for a group of children from Istanbul. They had participated in research conducted by UNICEF, made possible by Western Union’s PASS initiative. The purpose of the research was to better understand the barriers to secondary education faced by disadvantaged adolescents in order to tackle […]

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— A weekly news roundup highlighting the best of the FieldNotes blog and online coverage of UNICEF issues. Best of the FieldNotes Blog The world’s most urgent crises UNICEF lays out critical needs for humanitarian operations in 2014, with Syria designated for nearly half of the appeal. “We are in a race to prevent a catastrophe.” […]

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