United Nations Children's Fund

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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.
In a joint statement, the World Health Organisation and Unicef, the UN Children's Fund, demanded tighter rules governing children's food.
The UN Children's Fund will double its child feeding program to combat malnutrition and spend some US$1.
The UN children's fund UNICEF says 3,000 schools were wiped out by the cyclone, leaving 500,000 children without classrooms as holidays are set to end early next month.
A spokesman for the UN Children's Fund said: "There's widespread devastation
South Africa has the most AIDS orphans in the world because of its denial of the epidemic, a UN Children's Fund report has found.
Humanitarian agency, CARE Germany, is using the cones in a pilot project in Yemen with the results being monitored by the UN Children's Fund, UNICEF.
UN agencies involved in the relief effort included the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, the World Food Program, the World Health Organization, the UN Children's Fund, the UN High Commission for Refugees, the Human Settlements Program, and the Food and Agriculture Organization.
The Chinese Health Ministry and the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) have undertaken a massive drive to reduce the damage done by vitamin and mineral deficiency.
Lewis was Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF when the Vatican withdrew its support from the UN children's fund for its promotion of abortion and contraception in 1996.
The UN Children's Fund says 22 under the age of 18 have been killed and more than 1,000 wounded.
Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), UN Children's Fund (UNICEF),