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United Nations Children's Fund

Commonly called UNICEF (formerly United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund). An organization within the United Nations that provides humanitarian and other aid to women and children, especially in the developing world. It provides food, shelter, medicine and other necessary supplies. It is financed by governments and individuals globally. It was established in 1946.
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SANAA, Yemen: The humanitarian situation in IDP (internally displaced persons) camps in war-ravaged Saada and neighboring governorates in northern Yemen is worsening due to a lack of basic services -- water, sanitation and food -- UN Children's Fund Executive Director Ann Veneman said in a statement on August 24.Aa
--outgoing director of the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) Carol Bellamy,
Moore, 75, got his knighthood for work he has done since 1991 with UN children's fund Unicef rather than for his acting roles.
The remaining SEK2m will go via the UN Children's Fund for a psychological assistance programme for war-affected children, according to the UN's Integrated Regional Information Networks.
The UN Children's Fund says 22 under the age of 18 have been killed and more than 1,000 wounded.
According to a survey by UNICEF, the UN Children's Fund and the World Food Program, the US/British bombing in December destroyed or damaged twelve hospitals, a granary, a huge rice storage centre in Baghdad, the principal oil-refining factory used for Iraq's domestic consumption, and other vital elements of Iraq's economic infrastructure necessary to sustain civilian life.
Bill' from Tillicoultry in Clackmannanshire, was part of a five man UN Children's Fund group kidnapped on Thursday at a remote airstrip near Mogadishu.
'Our actions to tackle these troubling trends will have to be bolder, not only in scale but also in terms of multisectoral collaboration,' the heads of the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF), the World Food Programme (WFP) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) urged in their joint foreword to the report.
An estimated 115 million boys and men around the world were married as children, 23 million of them before the age of 15, according to the first-ever analysis on 'child grooms,' launched on Friday by the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF).
In a new study, the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) said child malnutrition has become a major problem in the country, where thousands have fled their homes due to the ongoing conflict, Anadolu news agency.
NEW YORK, Nov 16 (KUNA) -- The UN Children's Fund, UNICEF, on Friday expressed alarm at reports that up to 30 children have been killed during recent violence in Al Shafa village, in eastern Syria.
Khalid Manzlawi, said: "The Kingdom believes in the noble goal and the great role played by the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) in providing a beautiful present and future for all children in the world."