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Blast in rebel-held Yemen capital killed 14 schoolchildren: UN

Blast in rebel-held Yemen capital killed 14 schoolchildren: UN

An explosion near two schools in the rebel-held Yemeni capital killed 14 children and wounded 16, the UN said Tuesday, but the cause of the weekend blast remains unclear.

Five children killed in attack in Yemen's Hodeida: UN

Five children killed in attack in Yemen's Hodeida: UN

Five Yemeni children were killed in an attack on their home in flashpoint Hodeida province, the UN and medics said, months into a ceasefire agreed by the government and rebels.

UN appeals for $50m to assist some 3.8 million Afghan children

UN appeals for $50m to assist some 3.8 million Afghan children

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Sunday launched a 50-million-dollar aid appeal to assist a total of 6.3 million people, including some 3.8 million children in Afghanistan.

UNICEF calls for unified European approach to protect refugee and migrant children

UNICEF calls for unified European approach to protect refugee and migrant children

UNICEF is urging European governments to agree on a region-wide approach to better protect refugee and migrant children who continue to face grave dangers and violations of their basic rights ...

Winter weather killed 15 displaced children in Syria: UN

Winter weather killed 15 displaced children in Syria: UN

Freezing temperatures and the lack of medical care have killed at least 15 displaced Syrian children in recent weeks, the United Nations reported on Tuesday.

Thai security forces kill two linked to deadly shooting at school

Thai security forces kill two linked to deadly shooting at school

Two insurgents believed to be tied to a motorcycle drive-by shooting at a school in Thailand's south were shot dead Saturday, police said, as UNICEF warned of trauma for children near the scene of the lunchtime violence.

QRCS contributes to successful vaccination of 1.4 Syrian children

QRCS contributes to successful vaccination of 1.4 Syrian children

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has recently completed the external monitoring of the measles and rubella vaccination of children in Syria...

Winter risks 'dire' for 1mn children in MENA region: UNICEF

Winter risks 'dire' for 1mn children in MENA region: UNICEF

The UN children's fund warned Tuesday that a funding gap and the start of winter could leave nearly one million children "out in the cold" in the Middle East and North Africa.

UNICEF, WHO launch polio vaccination campaign in Yemen

UNICEF, WHO launch polio vaccination campaign in Yemen

Aid agencies have launched a polio vaccination campaign in Yemen to inoculate up to five million children under the age of five across the impoverished Arab state ...

QFFD to fund water and sanitation sector in Yemen

QFFD to fund water and sanitation sector in Yemen

Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) has signed a memorandum of understanding to fund the water and sanitation sector in Yemen, in co-operation with the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef).

Nigeria's army releases children suspected of Boko Haram ties

Nigeria's army releases children suspected of Boko Haram ties

The Nigerian army on Monday released 183 children after clearing them of any ties to Boko Haram, Unicef said in a statement.

Gunmen attack South Sudan humanitarian convoy, driver killed-UNICEF

Gunmen attack South Sudan humanitarian convoy, driver killed-UNICEF

One person was killed when unidentified gunmen attacked a convoy of humanitarian trucks belonging to a contractor of UN children's agency UNICEF north of South Sudan's capital Juba on Wednesday, according to the agency.