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March 5, 2014

Tens of Thousands of People Displaced from Central African Republic into Chad Face Crisis, says UNICEF

As the humanitarian crisis in Central African Republic continues to spill over into neighboring countries, UNICEF is raising the alert that more than 76,000 people, mostly women and children, fleeing the violence from CAR into Chad are in urgent need of additional assistance.

March 5, 2014

New Fighting in South Sudan Hampers Efforts to Help Children, says UNICEF

With fresh outbreaks of fighting in South Sudan likely to displace tens of thousands of additional people, UNICEF said today the emergency in the world’s newest nation risks becoming overwhelming. Nearly 900,000 people—half of them children—have already been forced from their homes in South Sudan.

March 5, 2014

Polio Outbreak Response under way to Protect Children in Five Highest-Risk Countries

Children in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan and Syria will be the first of nearly 10 million children across the Middle East to receive a dose of polio vaccine this month. Mass vaccination campaigns were launched in the four countries today, to be followed by a similar campaign in Lebanon from March 9.

February 26, 2014

UNICEF Condemns Killing of Students in Northeastern Nigeria

UNICEF expressed its outrage at the brutal killing yesterday of some 45 children, between 13 and 17 years old, by unidentified gunmen at the Federal Government College of Buni Yadi, Yobe State, Nigeria.

February 25, 2014

ACQUA FOR LIFE—5th YEAR ANNIVERSARY UNICEF TAP PROJECT

In honor of World Water Week in March, Giorgio Armani Fragrances will once again partner with the U.S. Fund for UNICEF to focus global attention and raise funds to provide clean water for children in developing nations. In 2014, for the month of March, Giorgio Armani Fragrances will donate $5 for every bottle of Acqua di Giò and Acqua Di Gioia sold in the U.S. to the U.S. Fund for UNICEF to support the UNICEF Tap Project. With $5, UNICEF can provide a child with safe water for 200 days. We are celebrating the 5th anniversary of our partnership

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