Archive for the ‘UNICEF’ Category

UN:New deputy head of UNICEF appointed

Sunday, November 13, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 13,2011

UNITED NATIONS, Nov. 11 (Xinhua) — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday announced the appointment of Johanna Brandt, a Dutch national, as the deputy executive director of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF). Read more…


Dadaab:UNICEF intensifies relief efforts at Kenya’s Dadaab refugee camp

Sunday, August 7, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 7,2011
By Ben Ochieng and Wang Yanan
DADAAB, Kenya, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) — With an influx of new arrivals straining resources in the camps and host communities, the UN children’s fund is delivering life-saving support in health and nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene and Read more…

Somalia:UNICEF urges aid for children in Somalia

Saturday, July 30, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 30,2011

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UNICEF urges world to scale up aid assistance in Horn of Africa

Sunday, July 17, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 17,2011

NAIROBI, July 17 (Xinhua) — The UN children’s fund UNICEF on Sunday appealed to the international community to scale up its humanitarian responses in the Horn of Africa nation, warning the situation in the region is Read more…

Somalia:UNICEF supplies food to Somalia

Sunday, July 17, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 17,2011
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Kenya: Amidst the region’s worst drought in decades, Somali refugees crowd camps in Kenya -UNICEF

Monday, July 11, 2011 Comments off
UNICEF ImageUNICEF Kenya Child Protection Specialist Zeinab Ahmed (right) speaks with Somali refugees in a camp in Dadaab, north-eastern Read more…

Somalia:Drought endangers Somali children – UNICEF

Friday, July 8, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 8,2011
The life of a million children in Somalia is in danger because of a severe drought, the worst in decades, a spokesman for the UN Children’s Fund has told reporters in Geneva. Read more…