Brutal violence has forced over 500,000 children from their homes in Idlib, Syria, since December 2019.
UNICEF is working with partners to provide children with winter clothes, safe drinking water and psychosocial care.
The health and future of every child worldwide is under immediate threat from ecological degradation, climate change and exploitative marketing that pushes fast food, alcohol and tobacco at children.
It's time for bold action to protect #HealthForAll . https://uni.cf/3bSoKob
Children are surrounded - and often targeted - by a daily barrage of advertising for alcohol, junk food, tobacco and other harmful products that put their health in danger.
To protect #HealthForAll , governments must tighten regulation of exploitative and harmful marketing.
Rising sea levels
Extreme weather events
Water and food insecurity
Emerging infectious diseases
These are the costs of excessive carbon emissions which threaten the future of all children.
To protect #HealthForAll , we must take #ClimateAction now.
“We are going to another village. Maybe the shells won’t follow us.”
Abdallah, 11, is one of 500,000 children fleeing brutal violence in northwest Syria.
We're working with partners to provide families with warm clothes, safe water and emotional support.
“Shells fell on the street next to ours...some of our neighbours died.”
Nour, 11, is one of over 500,000 children displaced by violence in northwest Syria since December 2019.
It’s time for the guns to go silent. The protection of children must come first.
“I used to love school,” Hussaini, 14.
After his school was destroyed during an attack in Burkina Faso, Hussaini has been given a new chance to learn through a UNICEF-supported radio learning project.