Unicef UK Ambassador Tom Hiddleston meets brothers Buom, 12 (right) and Jal, 9, who have been separated from their mother since the conflict began in 2013,  at the POC (Protection of Civilians) camp in Bentiu, South Sudan, November 25, 2016. Unicef UK Ambassador Tom Hiddleston returns to South Sudan as the brutal conflict enters its third year to see the effect it has had on children.  UNICEF UK/Siegfried Modola EMBARGO 00:01 30 November 2016

UNICEF Ambassador Tom Hiddleston travelled to South Sudan last week to see how the brutal civil war continues to destroy the lives of vast numbers of children across the country. Mid-December will mark three years of conflict in South Sudan. On his second visit since February 2015, Hiddleston saw how conditions remain as fragile and severe as ever.

(只有英文)南蘇丹衝突踏入第四年 聯合國兒童基金會大使湯姆‧希德斯頓再到當地探訪

© UNICEF/UN042164/Modola (只提供英文版本) JUBA/LONDON/HONG KONG, 30 NOVEMBER 2016 – UNICEF Ambassador Tom Hiddleston travelled to South Sudan last week to see how the brutal civil war continues to destroy the lives of vast numbers of children across the country. Mid-December will mark three years of conflict in South Sudan. On his second visit[...]
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幫助薩巴重返校園

© UNICEF/Syria 2016/Khodur Al-Issa 當我在2014年第一次見到薩巴時,她還是一名11歲的害羞女孩。但在她短短的人生中,她已經多次被迫移居他方。 薩巴和家人原本住在敘利亞阿勒頗北部農村地區的一個小村莊,因當地爆發暴力衝突,他們被迫逃離家園。三年內,他們投靠不同的親戚,生活顛沛流離,最後成為了我們的鄰居。 而正因為我們的相遇,我與薩巴的生活才起了改變。 新的起點 教育較以往重要 薩巴和弟弟從新聞中親眼看到自己的家園被毀。他們看到了作為孩子永遠不應看到的東西,並幾乎每天都要面對暴力和死亡。 重返學校不僅是薩巴的夢想,也是他們在戰亂中回復正常生活的唯一途徑。 我決心為這些孩子做點事。我開始每天都去他們家裏,為他們補習英語、阿拉伯語、數學和科學[...]
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聯合國兒童基金會慈善跑2016聲明

有關取消今日聯合國兒童基金會慈善跑詳情: 昨晚至今日凌晨大嶼山天氣非常惡劣,位於香港迪士尼樂園度假區的比賽場地更持續狂風大雨。我們昨天下午開始佈置比賽場地,但昨夜10時為設置賽道的最後時限,天氣情況仍然惡劣,比賽場地的設備及裝置連番被強風吹倒,令佈置工作遇到重重困難,大會根本沒法提供一個安全的賽道供跑手參賽。 至午夜,我們與香港業餘田徑總會長跑賽事主委王劍麟巡視及檢查賽道,他指出賽道有不少樹被強風吹倒,也有不少坑洼,不適宜安全作賽。另外王劍麟亦指出,由於氣溫驟降10度,低溫容易誘發低溫反應,對跑手安全構成風險。今次比賽共有逾1.4萬名跑手參與,除了設有專業組賽事外,亦有家庭及青少年的比賽,有不少幼童及長者參與。基於風險評估及為保障跑手安全,主辦單位聯合國兒童基金香港委[...]
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緊急通告:聯合國兒童基金會慈善跑2016因天氣惡劣關係決定取消

原定於今天(2016年11月27日)舉行的聯合國兒童基金會慈善跑2016因天氣惡劣關係決定取消。主辦機構聯合國兒童基金香港委員會與協辦機構香港業餘田徑總會在場地進行了風險評估及跑道測試後,發現道路有障礙,認為不適宜進行比賽,基於跑手的安全理由為重,大會決定取消有關活動。大會正與場地香港迪士尼樂園度假區商討相關安排,如有進一步消息將作另行通告。
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(只有英文)聯合國兒童基金會呼籲停止針對學校及醫院的炸彈襲擊

(只提供英文版本) Statement attributable to Geert Cappelaere, UNICEF MENA Regional Director. AMMAN, 21 November 2016 – “It has been a horrific week for Syria’s children – living and dying under the relentless bombardment of schools, homes and hospitals. “Hospitals in eastern Aleppo and Idlib were targeted while attacks on schools in Aleppo and [...]
On 9 November 2016, a young girl is seen on her way to Ain Issa, escaping violence in the Al- Hisha village in rural Raqqa. Some carried mattresses and blankets, while others brought their livestock, including goats, cows and sheep. Ain Issa is the main staging point for displaced families, some 50 Km north of Raqqa city.

As at 15 November 2016 in the Syrian Arab Republic, almost 7,000 people fled their homes in villages around rural Raqqa to Ain Issa, the main staging point for displaced families, some 50 kilometres north of Raqqa city, as reported military operations on ISIL controlled Raqqa city scale up. Children in Raqqa have suffered immensely over the past three years and access to the area has been highly constrained due to insecurity and restrictions on the delivery of humanitarian assistance. The last UN inter-agency aid convoy to Raqqa was in October 2013. UNICEF and partners estimate that around 175,000 children could be affected by the violence.  While the situation in the Raqqa area continues to evolve, UNICEF is pre-positioning supplies in various locations to provide critical support for displaced children and their families, including preparing a package of items to provide winter clothing and thermal blankets, as well as critical hygiene and medical kits. Micronutrients, therapeutic food and vaccinations to improve the nutritional and health status of these children will also be available. While water trucking, network repairs and chlorination will provide safe water and reduce the likelihood of waterborne diseases. Materials to support psychosocial activities, as well as recreational and educational kits will also be provided to help children restart their learning and resume some normality in life.

聯合國兒童基金會執行主任安東尼.雷克就國際兒童日發表聲明:保護每一名兒童的權利

© UNICEF/UN039564/Soulaiman 紐約/香港,2016年11月20日——「國際兒童日」不僅是普天同慶的日子,更為我們提供了重要的契機,讓我們重申對兒童的承諾:保護每一名兒童的權利。 「1989年,聯合國大會在這天通過了《兒童權利公約》。全球從此承諾保護所有兒童共同享有及不可剝奪的各項權利,包括:有尊嚴地生活、得到安全保障、獲得公平對待、擺脫各種壓迫及享有公平機會。 「所有國家生存與發展的根基不僅在於承認兒童權利,更在於國家如何採取行動保護兒童權利。 「在『國際兒童日』這天,我們必須正視一個令人不安的現實──全球每天有超過數百萬名兒童的權利被踐踏。 「在敘利亞阿勒頗東部及其他被圍困的地區,兒童無法獲得食物、食水、醫療服務。他們的權利正被踐踏。 「也[...]
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廁所英雄

© UNICEF/UN039466 菲利帕‧萊薩特(Philippa Lysaght)撰寫 每天,世界各地都會有令人難以置信的英雄事蹟發生在兒童身上。他們了解廁所有多重要,更不畏懼談論廁所,與成人不同。 很多兒童正推動改革,要求在村莊修建廁所,或宣傳廁所的重要性,教兄弟姐妹如何使用廁所。 這些兒童都是英雄,在今年的「世界廁所日」,讓我們一起讚揚他們。 這些兒童來自5個國家:印度、印度尼西亞、尼日利亞、埃塞俄比亞、巴基斯坦。這些國家的露天排便人口佔全球7成半以上。然而,露天排便同樣在其他國家出現。全球46個國家中,至少有一成人口不使用廁所。 無論您有否使用廁所,在世界廁所日,我們都有自己的角色。與我們攜手,分享廁所英雄的照片和故事(加上#ToiletHero標籤),一起[...]
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(只有英文)聯合國兒童基金會帶領救援車隊進入摩蘇爾 為1.5萬名兒童提供緊急救援物資

BAGHDAD/HONG KONG, 15 November 2016 — A UNICEF-led multi-agency humanitarian convoy was on Sunday the first to enter the Iraqi city of Mosul together with WFP and UNFPA. “UNICEF has entered Mosul city for the first time in over two years,” said UNICEF Iraq Deputy Representative Hamida Ramadhani. “Our teams are moving quickly to provide [...]