Mission Hills Star Trophy, raising funds for UNICEF

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The Mission Hills Star Trophy, organised by Mission Hills Group, was held at Haikou, China on 28-30 Oct 2010. In order to support UNICEF’s work, Mission Hills Group raised more than HK$1 million through the captioned event. The funds raised were used to support UNICEF’s AIDS programme in China and improve the living conditions of […]

Indonesia’s volcano eruption and earthquake Updates

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Indonesia’s volcano eruption and earthquake Two destructive disasters, a volcano eruption and a 7.2-magnitute earthquake struck Indonesia on 26 and 25 October respectively, affecting tens of thousands of people. UNICEF’s emergency preparedness measures have swung into action to provide necessary emergency assistance and relief. Volcano eruption at Mount Merapi A volcano at Mount Merapi in […]

UNICEF urgently responds to Haiti severe cholera outbreak

ST. MARC, HAITI / Hong Kong (26 October 2010) — UNICEF and its partners are working with urgency on the ground, responding to a recent outbreak of cholera in Haiti’s rural-central region of Artibonite. There are fears the outbreak could reach the heavily populated camps of earthquake survivors around Haiti’s capital of Port-au-Prince. As of […]

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HSBC and UNICEF Unleash Asia’s Potential in Education

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In spite of the general improvement in quality of life in Asia, today, 7 million children in Asia are still unable to attend school. UNICEF is striving to accelerate towards universal primary education for all. Held in Hong Kong for the third year, the HSBC Champions Charity Golf Day supports UNICEF’s promotion of primary education […]

Making Clean Hands a Priority for More than Just a Day, Global Handwashing Day Partners Lather Up with Millions Around the World

NEW YORK/GENEVA/HONG KONG (14 October 2010) – On 15 October, more than 200 million school children, parents, teachers, celebrities and government officials around the world will lather up for the third annual Global Handwashing Day, but they aim to have more than just clean hands. This year the theme of Global Handwashing Day – more […]

Global Handwashing Day – Clean hands save lives!

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Millions of children around the world are getting ready for the third annual Global Handwashing Day (GHD) to be held globally on 15 October 2010. It will be the centrepiece of a week of activities that aim to mobilise millions of people to wash their hands with soap. Because more handwashing with soap means lower […]