UNICEF USA

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Giving Relief

Whenever children are threatened by famine, natural disaster or the repercussions of conflict, UNICEF responds with water and sanitation, nutrition, …

Medicine

Giving Water

Last year, UNICEF helped supply nearly 14 million children and adults with safe water and more than 11 million with basic toilets. Particularly …

Philanthropy

Children in Erbil Speak to Congress

One of the objectives of our advocacy work on Capitol Hill is to bring UNICEF’s work for children to the attention of the legislators and their …

Refugees

Giving Education

When children have been forced out of school by war, poverty or natural disaster, UNICEF's emergency education programs provide safe spaces and …

Education

Giving Safety

Children in danger<p>Worldwide, children face many dangers. These include war, sexual and gang violence, child labor, trafficking and exploitation, …

Child Labor

Giving Nutrition

Nutrition benefits everyone<p>Without treatment, even children who survive malnutrition face irreversible consequences. Malnourished children are also …

Philanthropy

Why Goodwill Ambassador Ishmael Beah Gives to UNICEF

People have stories about how they came to learn about UNICEF. For many in the U.S., those memories date back to going door-to-door on Halloween, …

Africa

Why Thai Dang, a Survivor of War and Malaria, Gives to UNICEF

Our supporters have personal reasons for giving. Some believe in the cause. Others give because they encountered UNICEF at a crucial crossroads in …

UNICEF

Empowering Children in a Digital Age

You'd have to be living off the grid not to notice: The Internet is teeming with children. Young kids and adolescents are diving into social media …

Digital Age

Giving Voice

Each year, UNICEF USA enlists supporters from across the nation to help give voice to children around the world. Our goal is to secure the U.S. …

Philanthropy

Giving Health

Addressing root causes<p>To address the root causes of child and maternal mortality, UNICEF integrates health campaigns like mass immunization or …

Public Health

Global 'Take-overs', Star-Studded Events and World Leaders to Spotlight Most Disadvantaged for World Children's Day in Over 130 Countries

<b>NEW YORK</b> (November 14, 2017) – UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador <b>David Beckham</b>, President of Chile <b>Michelle Bachelet</b>, singer, songwriter and actress <b>P!nk</b>, …

Millie Bobby Brown

Bangladesh Steps Up Vaccination for New Rohingya Arrivals as Measles Cases Rise

<b>NEW YORK</b> (November 10, 2017) – An increase in the number of suspected measles cases among the newly arrived Rohingya and their host communities in …

Public Health

Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake on the Situation in Yemen

<b>NEW YORK</b> (November 9, 2017) – “Yesterday, Mark Lowcock, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, called …

United Nations

Advocacy Spotlight: Alejandra Colmenero

<b>Alejandra Colmenero</b> is a co-leader and founding member of the Denver Congressional Action Team (CAT), as well as a long-time supporter of UNICEF. She …

Cory Gardner

In Ethiopia, Girls Speak Out Against a Sexually Abusive Teacher

In the weeks since UNICEF Ambassador Alyssa Milano encouraged those who have been sexually abused to write "Me too" in their social media accounts, …

Gender

Born a Rohingya, and a Refugee

Since August 2017, more than 600,000 ethnic Muslim Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh, escaping a brutal campaign of violence in Myanmar. Most of the …

Refugees

Joint FAO/UNICEF/WFP News Release: Harvest Season Provides Meager Respite to South Sudan’s Hunger Crisis

<b>ROME/JUBA</b> (November 6, 2017) – The current harvest season in South Sudan will not end the hunger crisis as conflict persists in most of the country …

Africa

"Violence Against Children Knows No Boundaries"

A new UNICEF report details a devastating scale and severity of violence against children and adolescents worldwide. Boys and girls of all ages are …

Gender

Malnutrition Rates among Rohingya Refugee Children in Bangladesh Appear to Be at Least Double Earlier Estimates

<b>NEW YORK</b> (November 3, 2017) – Preliminary data from a nutrition assessment conducted last week at Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, …

Refugees

Call for Entries: Annual Pier 1 Imports®/UNICEF Greeting Card Contest Now Accepting Submissions for 2018 Holiday Season

<b>NEW YORK</b> (November 1, 2017) – From November 1–22, 2017, the annual Pier 1 Imports/UNICEF Greeting Card Contest invites children in the United States …

UNICEF

What Would Happen if UNICEF Disappeared?

UNICEF was established in the aftermath of World War II to help children in crisis.<p>Seventy years later, UNICEF is much more than an emergency fund. …

Children's Rights

An Appeal to End the War on Children in Syria - Is Anyone Listening?

<b>NEW YORK</b> (October 31, 2017) – “In the past 48 hours, we have received shocking reports and photos of more attacks on children and education …

Syria

Stories of UNICEF in Action » | UNICEF USA

"Violence Against Children Knows No Boundaries" A troubling UNICEF report and a #MeToo / #HerToo social media movement highlight the need to speak …

UNICEF

Our Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF Partners

National Partners<p>HSN, Inc. (HSNi) is a multi-channel retailer dedicated to empowering women and helping families in the U.S. and around the world. …

UNICEF

UNICEF Delivers Lifesaving Supplies to Syria’s East Ghouta as Part of United Nations Humanitarian Convoy

<b>NEW YORK</b> (October 31, 2017) – UNICEF participated yesterday in a United Nations humanitarian assistance convoy to two towns in the besieged area of …

Syria