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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.

UNICEF says aid convoy for 180,000 Syrians could go on Sunday

UNICEF says aid convoy for 180,000 Syrians could go on Sunday

Syria's government may allow an aid convoy with supplies for 180,000 people to go to the town of Douma in the besieged enclave of eastern Ghouta on Sunday, the Middle East director of the UN children's agency UNICEF said on Friday.

EAA, partners open first ‘Child-Friendly School’ in Gaza

EAA, partners open first ‘Child-Friendly School’ in Gaza

Education Above All (EAA) Foundation has opened the first-ever ‘Child-Friendly School’ in Gaza, Jamal Abdul Nasser School. EAA was founded by Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser in 2012.

Six aid workers killed in Central African Republic attack

Six aid workers killed in Central African Republic attack

Unidentified assailants killed a UNICEF employee and five other education workers in an attack in the Central African Republic, the United Nations children's agency said on Wednesday.

QFFD, Unicef sign pact to combat cholera in Yemen

QFFD, Unicef sign pact to combat cholera in Yemen

Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) signed a $5mn co-operation agreement with Unicef as a response to the latter’s call for the prevention and treatment of acute watery diarrhea and cholera in Yemen.

Qatar renews vow to meet challenges of education

Qatar renews vow to meet challenges of education

Qatar has reiterated its commitment to working together with United Nations agencies, partners and institutions to address the challenges of education in emergencies, economic uncertainty caused by conflicts, mass migration, increasing inequality, rapid technological development and other factors.

Life-saving peanut paste for starving Rohingya as emergency spirals

Life-saving peanut paste for starving Rohingya as emergency spirals

Aid agencies are feeding life-saving peanut paste to thousands of starving Rohingya children who fled violence in Myanmar, amid warnings of a looming "catastrophe".

EAA Foundation to add 95,000 more children in Syria

EAA Foundation to add 95,000 more children in Syria

EAA Foundation has also signed two partnership agreements with Unesco and RISE International to promote education for out of school children in Pakistan and Angola respectively.

Saudis pledge $33.7mn to UN to battle cholera in Yemen

Saudis pledge $33.7mn to UN to battle cholera in Yemen

Saudi Arabia has pledged $33.7mn to help the World Health Organisation eradicate cholera in war-wracked Yemen, where the disease has killed nearly 2,000 people, the WHO said on Sunday.