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Infographic: Syria’s Children Under Siege

— Three years of conflict have turned Syria into one of the most dangerous places on earth to be a child. Learn more in this infographic. Click on the image to enlarge.

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New Report on the World’s Most Urgent Children’s Crises

A Syrian father accompanies his daughters to school in Za’atari refugee camp, Jordan. © UNICEF/NYHQ2013-1390/Shehzad Noorani

— UNICEF is making a big push for Syria’s children in its annual appeal to respond to the world’s most critical emergencies. Nearly 40 percent of the 2014 humanitarian action appeal is designated as aid for children in Syria and the surrounding region, an indication that UNICEF is redoubling its efforts to ensure that Syria’s traumatized […]

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Happy Super Bowl Sunday!

Cheers in Ethiopia, 2012

— Who are you cheering for today? Here, members of a UNICEF-supported refugee camp cheer as they begin their own game in Ethiopia. Learn more about UNICEF’s work on emergencies.

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Infographic: Crisis in South Sudan

— Violence broke out in the world’s youngest country in mid-December, forcing more than 400,000 people to flee their homes in search of safety. Mass displacement has exacerbated South Sudan’s struggle for basic needs, like food and clean water. Learn more in this infographic.  

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Central African Republic Diary: Child Victims of Bangui Violence

— Kent Page, Senior Advisor of Strategic Communications for UNICEF, reached Bangui, Central African Republic (CAR) on Jan. 11 as part of UNICEF’s Emergency Response Team, which is working to help the 2.3 million children affected by violence there. Page filed this dispatch shortly after his arrival. As the plane taxied towards the airport, we could […]

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South Sudan: UNICEF Responds to Help Children at Risk

Boys in the town of Bunj, in Maban County, Upper Nile State, where armed clashes continue.  South Sudan achieved independence from Sudan in 2011, but fresh fighting in the new nation threatens the peace and the lives of hundreds of thousands of women and children. © UNICEF/NYHQ2012-1422/BRIAN SOKOL

— In South Sudan, the world’s youngest nation, hundreds of thousands of children are at risk. Violent clashes between the government and rebel factions began in mid-December in the capital, Juba, and have spread throughout the country. An estimated 194,000 people are displaced from their homes. There are hopes for a cease-fire, with talks planned between […]

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