UNICEF UK's press releases are all published here.
UNICEF: Desperate water shortages facing children in Bentiu, South Sudan
22 April 2014Tens of thousands of people who fled targeted ethnic violence in Bentiu last week are receiving just one litre of safe drinking water per day in the desperately overcrowded UN base, UNICEF said today.
UNICEF: Children Killed in Brutal South Sudan Fighting
A number of children have been killed in this week’s fighting in South Sudan - some in an attack on displaced civilians while others have been caught in the crossfire or died as a result of being recruited by armed groups and forces, UNICEF said today.22 April 2014
UNICEF calls for immediate release of abducted school girls in Chibok, Borno State, Nigeria
UNICEF condemns in the strongest possible terms the reported abduction of some 100 school girls between 12 and 17 years old from their school hostel in Chibok Borno State on Monday night, and calls for their immediate and unconditional release. 17 April 2014
UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom meets with Syrian children
UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom wrapped up a visit this week to Jordan where he met with children from Syria and their families whose lives have been devastated by the conflict - now in its fourth year. 14 April 2014
Child malnutrition in South Sudan could double, warns UNICEF
The youngest citizens of the world’s newest nation are on the verge of a nutrition crisis and nearly a quarter of a million children will suffer severe acute malnutrition by the end of the year if more is not done now, says UNICEF. 11 April 2014
UNICEF: Life-saving information helps reduce spread of Ebola across West Africa
Together with Ministries of Health and other partners across seven countries in West Africa, UNICEF is using text messaging through mobile phones, radio shows, TV programmes and door-to-door campaigns to disseminate life-saving information in an effort to contain the often-fatal Ebola virus. 10 April 2014
Statement from UNICEF UK Executive Director David Bull on the OECD 2013 Aid Figures
“UNICEF UK is pleased that global aid levels have risen to historic levels following two years of falling assistance. We are proud of the UK Government’s role in this and its continuing commitment to the most vulnerable children around the world."8 April 2014
UNICEF UK calls on Government to increase support for trafficked children
At least 10 children are trafficked every week in the UK and yet new research by the leading children’s organisation UNICEF UK reveals that 91% of Britons do not see the UK as a hotspot for child trafficking.
UNICEF UK warns that potentially thousands more trafficked children remain unidentified in the UK, facing a life of violence, exploitation and abuse.8 April 2014
First mass vaccination campaigns start since polio found in Iraq
Polio vaccination campaigns have commenced in Syria, Iraq and Egypt, aiming to reach more than 20 million children over the next five days.7 April 2014
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley Makes Emotional Journey To Meet Children Living In Cambodia's Slum Districts
Model, actress and UNICEF UK supporter, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, posted photos on Instagram of her journey to Cambodia’s capital today to make an appeal film to be broadcast on ITV’s Soccer Aid on Sunday 8th June. 2 April 2014
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