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Migrant children should not be separated from families

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 9:37 am | UNICEF

Statement from UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore on situation of migrant children and families in the U.S. More >>

Monsoon rains hit Rohingya refugee camps

Friday, 15 June 2018, 10:03 am | UNICEF

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh, 15 June 2018 – Torrential rain and strong winds hit Rohingya refugee camps and makeshift settlements in the past week, causing the first fatalities of the monsoon season and threatening the health and safety of tens of ... More >>

UNICEF calls for the gift of support this Mother’s Day

Thursday, 10 May 2018, 3:38 pm | UNICEF

Kiwi babies enjoy some of the highest initial breastfeeding rates in the world, but much more support is needed to ensure those breastfeeding rates continue, according to new analysis by UNICEF. More >>

Reaching every child in the Pacific with vaccines vital

Thursday, 26 April 2018, 11:11 am | UNICEF

25 April 2018, Suva - Vaccines keep children alive and healthy by protecting them against disease. Yet in 2016, an estimated 1.4 million children under five died globally from vaccine-preventable diseases, including 1,700 children under five in the Pacific. More >>

UNICEF and NZ partnership on Pacific children’s health

Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 9:39 am | UNICEF

UNICEF and New Zealand government sign NZ$7 million partnership to improve children’s health in the Pacific More >>

NZ PM to students in Tonga: With a good education...

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 7:53 pm | UNICEF

NZ Prime Minister to students in Tonga: With a good education, anything is possible. TONGA, 8 March, 2018: About 200 primary school students sitting under their UNICEF tents and shelters cheered and clapped as the Prime Minister of New Zealand, Ms Jacinda ... More >>

Poor data collection in the Pacific leaves children at risk

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 8:44 pm | UNICEF

SUVA, 07 March 2018 – UNICEF’s first assessment of achievements toward the Sustainable Development Goals for children in several Pacific Island countries reveals an alarming lack of data to measure progress in these countries. More >>

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 >>



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