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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 >>

UNICEF on standby in Vanuatu as Cyclone Pam closes in

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 5:09 pm | UNICEF

UNICEF is on standby and ready to respond with emergency supplies and personnel as Tropical Cyclone Pam inches closer to Vanuatu where approximately 260,000 people could be in the disaster zone. More >>

UNICEF putting Child Friendly Cities on the agenda

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 9:27 am | UNICEF

UNICEF putting Child Friendly Cities on the agenda in New Zealand At the national Child Friendly Cities forum co-hosted by UNICEF NZ and Wellington City Council today (26 February), attendees will hear about the importance of ensuring that children’s ... More >>

Damning report card results for Government on child poverty

Wednesday, 11 February 2015, 11:18 am | UNICEF

The annual State of the Nation report released today by The Salvation Army describes progress for children over the past two years as “minimal” and further claims there are signs that things are getting worse for the country’s most vulnerable ... More >>

UNICEF: South Sudan on the edge of nutrition catastrophe

Friday, 6 February 2015, 1:33 pm | UNICEF

UNICEF: South Sudan on the edge of nutrition catastrophe if hostilities don’t end now More >>

Some 280 children handed over to UNICEF today

Wednesday, 28 January 2015, 11:54 am | UNICEF

UNICEF and partners have secured the release of approximately 3,000 children from an armed group in South Sudan - one of the largest ever demobilisations of children. The first group of 280 children were released today, at the village of Gumuruk in ... More >>

Children losing homes, schools and lives in Nigeria

Thursday, 22 January 2015, 2:13 pm | UNICEF

Children are suffering the dire consequences of the conflict in Nigeria, losing their homes, missing out on education and risking their lives, UNICEF said today. More >>

UNICEF mobilizes to reach people affected by Typhoon

Friday, 12 December 2014, 1:19 pm | UNICEF

As Typhoon Hagupit wreaks havoc through the Philippines, UNICEF is acting quickly to support the Filipino government’s response to the emergency, providing lifesaving supplies and services for children and women in the areas hardest hit by cyclone-force ... More >>



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