UNICEF United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund

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Name: UNICEF United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (United Nations Children s Fund (UNICEF ICEF))
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Ten million childhood disabilities prevented in campaign to end polio – UNICEF

/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Every day, a thousand or so children have been protected from disability during a 26-year global effort to eradicate polio. The worldwide campaign has immunised millions of previously-unreached children across the ... [Published StarAfrica.com - 5 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

UNICEF - Senior Human Resources Assistant

UNICEF Uganda is looking for a suitable candidate to fill in the post below.Interested professionals who are passionate and committed to making a lasting difference in the lives of children and women are invited to visit our careers page at http://www.unicef.org/uganda/careers.html ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 5 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

Not so happy childhoods

For years, 15-year-old Samnang* endured beatings every weekend as his father became drunk and violent.Samnang and his mother were often slapped and kicked, until one night when the abuse went even further.“Two years ago, my father blamed my mother for ... [Published Phnom Penh Post - 7 hours ago]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

Beyond Our Fears: Ebola's Social and Humanitarian Toll in West Africa

Ebola fear mongering is contagious. Headlines speak of Ebola cruises , Ebola as a biological weapon , and Ebola mutating into an airborne pathogen . American politicians, too, are jumping into the action. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) has been accused of ... [Published Huffington Post - 15 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 3 reports

JPMorgan Chase and Employees to Donate up to $600,000 to Help Curtail West Africa’s Ebola Outbreak

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--JPMorgan Chase & Co. today announced up to $600,000 in donations from its foundation and employees to help curtail the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Grants totaling $300,000 from the JPMorgan Chase Foundation will support the ... [Published Business Wire Corporate Social Responsibility News - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 2 reports

Latin American Herald Tribune - Cesar Costa: Terrible to See Children Having Children

MEXICO CITY Cesar Costa singer, actor and for the past decade Unicef ambassador in Mexico says that teenage pregnancies are one of the most serious problems facing children in Latin America.According to a report published by Unicef for the International ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 2 reports

Rotary announces US$2 million in grants to fight polio in Ethiopia

/African Press Organization (APO)/ — In advance of the Oct. 24 observance of World Polio Day 2014, Rotary (http://www.rotary.org) announces US$2 million in grants to combat polio in Ethiopia. The funds – part of Rotary’s broader contribution of $44.7 ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 3 reports

Syrian Arab Republic: UN convoy crosses lines to reach children fleeing besieged Kobane

Source: UN News ServiceCountry: Syrian Arab Republic 21 October 2014 – Trucks carrying lifesaving supplies for Syrian children have managed to cross over the battle line in Aleppo for the first time in months, a spokesperson for the United Nations Children’s ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 3 reports

Grim UNICEF Ad Shows There Are No Vaccines For Child Violence

“Every five minutes a child dies as a result of violence. There’s no vaccine. There’s only you.”With that sobering message, charitable organization UNICEF UK created this ad as a grim reminder that violence against children is very real and they need ... [Published TAXI - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 2 reports

Myanmar: Birth registration project launched in Magwe, Mon, Chin

Source: Democratic Voice of BurmaCountry: Myanmar By PAING SOE A pilot project to register the births of all children in Magwe Division, Mon and Chin states was launched on Monday by various Burmese government ministries, in cooperation with UNICEF and ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 16 reports

1 child killed by violence every 5 minutes worldwide: UN

And finally some sobering statistics to tell you about. The UN's children's agency UNICEF says a child is killed by violence every 5 minutes somewhere in the world.The report came as UNICEF UK launched its Children in Danger campaign.It warned that more ... [Published Arirang - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 2 reports

Speech from Throne brings welcome focus on children - UNICEF (Fuseworks)

Today’s speech from the Throne confirms the Government’s focus on children, youth and their families in the areas of health, education, youth employment, poverty alleviation and Whānau Ora; now the challenge is to ensure every child in New Zealand does ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Oct 21 2014]

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"My husband and I do kind of the same job - a little bit" actress Jennifer Garner explained at Elle's Women in Hollywood event Monday night...
"In the words of the UN Secretary General, Bangladesh is now considered as a 'role model for the developing world" she mentioned
Response team volunteer Sallie Buck commented: "The trip back was even harder than the trip there, including crossing a thigh-deep river. The temperature had risen considerably by then and we had to make frequent stops. However at the end I felt that this is what ShelterBox does best, reaching the parts that other organisations don’t."
...She believes it is important for doctors who work in rural areas to immerse themselves in local languages. "People speaking in their home language are so much more descriptive, if you're a doctor who does not speak it you don't pick up the nuances. When I run out of isiXhosa I throw in some isiZulu" she laughs

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Source: Yemen TimesCountry: Yemen Bassam Al-Khameri (author) SANA’A, Oct. 21—The Islamic Relief Organization launched a relief program on Tuesday serving internally displaced persons (IDPs) in five districts of Al-Jawf governorate. Hadi Al-Aka, the ...
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