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Bringing aid to Mosul : An insider’s perspective

Atheer leans back in his chair to gather his thoughts. We’re sitting in the anonymity of a crowded lunch room on the UN compound in Erbil — as UNICEF Iraq’s Emergency Coordinator for the Mosul crisis, Atheer makes every minute of his day count. He is a man with a lot on his mind. Military operations to retake Mosul and the surrounding areas have passed the six month mark and with over 600,000 people currently displaced UNICEF’s humanitarian operations are in full swing. “UNICEF is in life-saving mode. Even within emergencies we have emergencies, so we’re focusing on food, water and health.…

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by · Thursday, 1 June 2017 · Iraq

让蒙古的每名儿童都展露天赋

尽管蒙古已经基本普及了基础教育,但仍然有大约三万名儿童无学可上。联合国儿童基金致力于协助建立一个包容性的教育系统,使这里所有的儿童都能获得有意义的学习机会,包括那些因身患残疾或处于劣势而退学的儿童。

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by · Friday, 14 April 2017 · Mongolia

5 things to know about children and famine

1. Children can’t wait. Famine, drought and armed conflict are devastating lives and futures Famine has already been declared South Sudan and is looming in other countries. Children are suffering from malnutrition and disease and need our help. 2. Children are being hit hardest. Millions are on the verge of starvation Nearly 1.4 million children are at imminent risk of death this year. In each of the four famine countries and across the sub-regions children will succumb to disease – cholera and measles –which induces severe diarrhea and dehydration. 3. For now, the crisis has a four-country epicenter: Yemen, Somalia, South…

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by · Tuesday, 28 March 2017 · Yemen