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NEARLY 1 MILLION CHILDREN REQUIRE URGENT HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE IN NEPAL

27 April 2015, KATHMANDU, Nepal/NEW YORK
At least 940,000 children living in areas severely affected by yesterday's earthquake in Nepal are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance, says UNICEF. The 7.9 magnitude earthquake on 25 April, and nearly 60 aftershocks, caused vast devastation across much of the country, including more than 2,000 deaths and widespread destruction of buildings.... Read more
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TEAMING UP SUB-REGIONALLY FOR LIFE-ALTERING CHANGES FOR THE PREMATURE BABIES

20 March 2015, Zagreb
More than 70 specialists in neonatal intensive care from Croatia, Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina teamed up today during a 2-day training course on „Promotion of breast-feeding in neonatal intensive care units" organised by the Croatian Ministry of Health, Hospital "Sveti Duh Zagreb" and UNICEF Office for Croatia. Training part is led by the leading lecturers and practitioners from Sweden and Slovenia.... Read more
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14 MILLION CHILDREN IMPACTED BY CONFLICT IN SYRIA AND IRAQ

12 March 2015, New York/Amman
Some 14 million children across the region are now suffering from the escalating conflict sweeping Syria and much of Iraq, said UNICEF today.... Read more