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Press Centre (1/2017)

UNICEF statement on child refugees

NEW YORK, 30 January 2017 – “The needs of refugees have never been greater. Worldwide 28 million children have been uprooted by conflict, driven from their homes by violence and terror. They need our help. 

UNICEF seeks $3.3 billion in emergency assistance for 48 million children caught up in conflict and other crises

Malnutrition poses “silent threat” to children, agency’s 2017 appeal says 


UNICEF launches interactive glimpse into Syrian children's struggle for education

#ImagineaSchool video and photos released as discussions on humanitarian aid for Syria start 


Young refugee and migrant children at risk as extreme cold weather grips much of Europe - UNICEF

Backlogs and brutal weather compound hardships facing stranded children 


Over 40 per cent of Syrian refugee children in Turkey missing out on education, despite massive increase in enrolment rates

Turkey hosts highest number of child refugees in the world. Education is their only lifeline


Joint Statement on Syria - WFP, UNICEF, OCHA, WHO, UNHCR


Number of unaccompanied or separated children arriving by sea to Italy doubles in 2016 - UNICEF

Special measures urgently needed to protect these vulnerable children from trafficking, exploitation and abuse


'Early Moments Matter' for children's brain development, UNICEF

NEW YORK, 10 January 2017 – UNICEF today launched #EarlyMomentsMatter, a new campaign supported by the LEGO Foundation to drive increased awareness about the importance of the first 1,000 days of a child’s life and the impact of early experiences on the developing brain.

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