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NZ perfectly poised to save the lives of Pacific babies

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 9:42 am | UNICEF

Babies from the best places to be born up to 50 times less likely to die in the first month of life. More >>

UNICEF on standby to support as Cyclone Gita intensifies

Tuesday, 13 February 2018, 7:55 pm | UNICEF

UNICEF on standby to support governments of Samoa, Tonga and Fiji as Cyclone Gita intensifies More >>

UNICEF ready to support governments as Gita intensifies

Tuesday, 13 February 2018, 5:30 pm | UNICEF

SUVA, 13 February 2018 – As Tropical Cyclone Gita intensifies, the strongest storm to ever hit Tonga, and heads towards Fiji, UNICEF offers its support to the affected Pacific island countries of Samoa, Tonga and Fiji. More >>

UNICEF Clipper Race crew at Climate Action Forum

Saturday, 20 January 2018, 12:24 pm | UNICEF

SUVA, 19 January 2018 – Children from as far as Lautoka, Labasa and Tailevu in Fiji participated in a Climate Action Forum today with the UNICEF Clipper Yacht Race crew, which has sailed from the United Kingdom to Australia to bring attention to ... More >>

Fiji welcomes 2018’s first baby

Tuesday, 2 January 2018, 11:11 am | UNICEF

Fiji welcomes 2018’s first baby 2018’s first baby – a girl – was born at 1.44 am on New Year’s Day in Suva, the island capital of Fiji, a country in the Pacific. Joana Sovocala, in her late 30’s, gave birth to her seventh child at Suva’s ... More >>

770 babies to be born on New Year’s Day in the Pacific

Monday, 1 January 2018, 12:26 pm | UNICEF

About 770 babies to be born on New Year’s Day in the Pacific Island countries, says UNICEF UNICEF challenges nations around the world to make sure more newborns survive their first days of life SUVA, 1 January 2018: About 770 babies will be born ... More >>

2017 Has Been a ‘Very Difficult Year’ for Children in CAR

Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 9:04 am | UNICEF

UNICEF Says 2017 Has Been a ‘Very Difficult Year’ for Children in Central African Republic More >>

Malo Island benefits from largest Vanuatu water system

Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 6:34 pm | UNICEF

More than 2,000 people on Malo Island benefit from largest Vanuatu water system Port Vila, 28 November 2017: Today is a day of celebration for Vanuatu, particularly children and women on Malo Island, as the largest water system in Vanuatu spanning ... More >>

UNICEF Warns of Contaminated Drinking Water in Camps

Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 8:14 am | UNICEF

21 November 2017 – The United Nations Children's Fund ( UNICEF ) is working with authorities in Bangladesh to urgently investigate high levels E.coli contamination in water drawn from wells inside the Rohingya refugee camps in Cox's Bazar. More >>

Bullying, Poverty, and Bieber Top of Mind for Kiwi Kids

Monday, 20 November 2017, 8:29 am | UNICEF

Bullying, poverty, and natural disasters are among the issues that concern New Zealand children, and Justin Bieber is slightly ahead of Barack Obama in terms of grabbing an invite to their birthday party. More >>

Children to ‘Take Over’ Media on World Children’s Day

Friday, 17 November 2017, 12:39 pm | UNICEF

November 20, child heroes and media across the Pacific rally with UNICEF to give a voice to the most disadvantaged More >>

UNICEF Warns Mali Nutrition Crisis Affects 165,000 Children

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 9:05 am | UNICEF

9 October 2017 – A nutrition crisis, exacerbated by continuing violence, instability and displacement, is threatening the lives and futures of thousands of children in Mali, the United Nations Children's Fund ( UNICEF ) warned today. More >>

Thousands of children displaced from Ambae Island volcano

Monday, 9 October 2017, 5:26 pm | UNICEF

In Vanuatu, almost 12000 people at threat from a volcano, including thousands of children, were evacuated from Ambae Island and urgently need support in the temporary evacuation centres set up on neighbouring islands. More >>

Haiti's Children Still Vulnerable to Natural Disasters

Friday, 6 October 2017, 12:12 pm | UNICEF

5 October 2017 – One year has passed since Hurricane Matthew made landfall in southwest Haiti – leaving terrible destruction in its wake – but children and adolescents on the island still remain highly vulnerable to the effects of natural disasters ... More >>

Pacific governments commit to advance early childhood devpt

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 7:42 pm | UNICEF

Pacific governments commit to advance early childhood development to provide the best start to life for all children NADI, 21 September 2017 – For the first time in the Pacific region, government officials, including Ministers of Education and ... More >>

Innocenti report card 14

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 4:50 pm | UNICEF

(New York/Florence, 15 June 2017) 1 in 5 children in high-income countries lives in relative income poverty and an average of 1 in 8 faces food insecurity, according to the latest Report Card issued by the UNICEF Office of Research - Innocenti. More >>

Vanuatu launches Pacific’s first drone trial

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 2:27 pm | UNICEF

Vanuatu launches Pacific’s first drone trial Delivering lifesaving vaccines and health supplies to remote communities Port Vila, 14 June 2017: The Vanuatu Government will make history today by launching what may be the first ever trial in the Pacific ... More >>

27 million people lack safe water

Monday, 3 April 2017, 12:46 pm | UNICEF

NEW YORK/DAKAR/NAIROBI/AMMAN, 29 March 2017 – Water shortages, inadequate sanitation, poor hygiene practices and disease outbreaks are posing an additional threat to severely malnourished children in northeast Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, UNICEF ... More >>

UNICEF and partners assist in South Sudan

Monday, 3 April 2017, 12:43 pm | UNICEF

GENEVA/JUBA, South Sudan, 28 March 2017 – One month since famine was declared in parts of South Sudan, UNICEF - together with the World Food Programme and other partners - has delivered life-saving assistance to 145,000 people, including 33,000 ... More >>

Famine, drought and war threaten millions

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 1:11 pm | UNICEF

UNICEF says children can’t wait, with urgent request for nearly USD 255 million to respond to immediate needs in northeast Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen More >>



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