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January 6, 2014

Global Champions and $1 Billion Investment Needed to Prevent a Lost Generation of Syrian Children

UNICEF, UNHCR, Save the Children, World Vision and other partners today called for governments, aid agencies and members of the public to become champions for the children of Syria and support the “No Lost Generation” strategy to protect a generation of Syrian children from a life of despair, diminished opportunities and broken futures.

December 30, 2013

Children Brutalized in Central African Republic, says UNICEF

Attacks against children have sunk to a vicious new low, with at least two children beheaded, and one of them mutilated, in the violence that has gripped Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic (CAR) since early December.

December 24, 2013

South Sudan’s Violence Puts Children in Peril

As the violence in South Sudan escalates and tens of thousands of civilians take refuge in UN compounds around the country, children are in grave danger, says UNICEF.

December 17, 2013

Devastation of Typhoon Haiyan still Haunts Children

UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake, after a four day visit to the Philippines, said that he was deeply impressed by the spirit of the people and the communities working with the government, United Nations and other partners to rebuild their lives following the devastation Typhoon Haiyan caused last month.

December 16, 2013

UNICEF Statement on the Reported Killing of Children in Aleppo

UNICEF is horrified by reports of a bombing raid in Aleppo that may have killed as many as 28 children. Reports say the attack took place on Sunday, December 15, when improvised bombs were dropped from helicopters on parts of Aleppo city, in northern Syria. The reports say between 14 and 28 children were killed.

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