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Nepal Earthquakes: One month on from first quake

Monday, 25 May 2015, 11:29 am | UNICEF

Nepal Earthquakes: One month on from first quake, malnutrition a growing threat for children - UNICEF More >>

Budget takes small steps for children

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 4:04 pm | UNICEF

Today’s Budget has taken some small steps towards providing relief to the families and children living in poverty, with an increase in benefits and changes to Working for Families. More >>

UNICEF NZ uses Meerkat app to live stream from Lebanon

Tuesday, 19 May 2015, 10:50 am | UNICEF

UNICEF New Zealand will use the Meerkat app to live stream from an informal tented settlement in Lebanon tonight (Tuesday, 19 May) at 8.30pm NZ time. The stream can be viewed on UNICEF New Zealand’s Twitter feed at www.twitter.com/UNICEFNZ UNICEF ... More >>

Youth Ambassador calls for real change on child poverty

Monday, 11 May 2015, 11:44 am | UNICEF

In the lead up to the Budget on 21 May, UNICEF New Zealand and partners have joined with ActionStation to launch a petition calling on the government to end child poverty in New Zealand - www.actionstation.org.nz/endpovertynz More >>

UNICEF: Urgent supplies continue to reach children in Nepal

Thursday, 7 May 2015, 1:45 pm | UNICEF

Nearly two weeks on from the earthquake in Nepal, UNICEF is continuing to reach thousands more children with lifesaving supplies. More >>

UNICEF: Vulnerable children at risk following earthquake

Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 12:13 pm | UNICEF

As severe aftershocks continue to disrupt the lives of millions of people in Nepal, UNICEF is deploying additional staff and emergency supplies to meet the urgent humanitarian needs of children affected by the disaster. More >>

UNICEF fears for wellbeing of children after 7.9 earthquake

Sunday, 26 April 2015, 12:18 pm | UNICEF

UNICEF fears for wellbeing of children after 7.9 earthquake in Nepal Donate : www.unicef.org.nz/Nepal UNICEF is mobilizing an urgent response to meet the needs of children affected by Saturday's 7.9 earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal. With children accounting for roughly ... More >>

UNICEF working with Vanuatu Government

Saturday, 25 April 2015, 12:42 pm | UNICEF

Thousands of children affected by Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu will receive new birth certificates through a national campaign launched this month by UNICEF and the Government of Vanuatu - via the Ministries of Justice, Internal Affairs and Youth and Sports. More >>

Four Unicef Staff Killed in Somalia

Wednesday, 22 April 2015, 3:14 pm | UNICEF

Four UNICEF staff members have been killed in an attack on their vehicle in Garowe, Somalia. Four other UNICEF colleagues are in a serious condition. The IED (improvised explosive device) attack occurred when the staff were travelling from their guest ... More >>

Wellington Youth Congress

Thursday, 9 April 2015, 11:01 am | UNICEF

UNICEF New Zealand is inviting young people from across New Zealand to attend the UNICEF NZ Youth Congress in Wellington from 10-12 July, 2015. They will join 11 other youth from around New Zealand who are currently UNICEF NZ Youth Ambassadors. Interested ... More >>

UNICEF education assistance to reach 30,000 children

Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 12:46 pm | UNICEF

As Vanuatu’s schools officially reopen UNICEF and its partners are supporting the Government of Vanuatu to provide assistance to 30,000 school-aged children from early childhood to secondary school level who have been affected by Category 5 Tropical ... More >>

Education more important than ever in the wake of Cyclone

Friday, 27 March 2015, 3:36 pm | UNICEF

Children in Vanuatu have this week started to return to school, following the devastating impact of Cyclone Pam a fortnight ago today. More >>

UNICEF’s humanitarian appeal increases

Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 9:35 am | UNICEF

UNICEF has revised its international Cyclone Pam humanitarian appeal, announcing on Tuesday that NZD$6.3m (USD$4.8m) is now required to meet the immediate needs of children in the Pacific. This includes around 82,000 children – about two thirds ... More >>

Life-saving supplies reaching children affected by Cyclone

Sunday, 22 March 2015, 1:42 pm | UNICEF

A week after the Category 5 Tropical Cyclone Pam hit the Pacific Islands, access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) appear as the immediate needs of around 82,000 children affected More >>

UNICEF issues fundraising challenge for Vanuatu's children

Friday, 20 March 2015, 3:13 pm | UNICEF

While the full scale of the catastrophe is yet to emerge, we now know that 82,000 children in Vanuatu have been affected and need immediate help. More >>

Report highlights needs of disabled children

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 11:15 am | UNICEF

A new report by the Child Poverty Action Group highlights the invisibility of disabled children in Government policy making and significant gaps in data. The report titled ‘It shouldn’t be this hard’ also points out the difficulties families face ... More >>

Measles prevention campaign gets underway in Vanuatu

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 11:57 am | UNICEF

The Ministry of Health, Vanuatu today began a measles prevention campaign in Vanuatu with support from UNICEF and the World Health Organisation (WHO). More >>

60,000 children in need of assistance after Cyclone Pam

Monday, 16 March 2015, 5:24 pm | UNICEF

UNICEF: Nearly 60,000 children in need of immediate assistance after Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu More >>

UNICEF New Zealand launches Vanuatu emergency appeal

Monday, 16 March 2015, 8:52 am | UNICEF

UNICEF New Zealand has launched an emergency appeal to respond to the severe devastation caused by Super Cyclone Pam in the Pacific region. More >>

14 million children impacted by conflict in Syria and Iraq

Friday, 13 March 2015, 10:33 am | UNICEF

14 million children impacted by conflict in Syria and Iraq: UNICEF As Syria crisis enters fifth year, more support urged for young adolescents Donate at: www.unicef.org.nz/syria Some 14 million children across the region are now suffering from the escalating ... More >>



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