UNICEF appeals for HK$10 billion for its humanitarian operations to assist children. Hong Kong people are encouraged to support and pass on the New Year blessings

GENEVA/ HONG KONG, 31 January 2012 – UNICEF appealed for HK$10 billion (US$1.28 billion) to fund its humanitarian operations in 2012, assisting children in more than 25 countries globally in the recently-launched 2012 Humanitarian Action for Children report. While the crisis in Somalia and other countries in the Horn of Africa accounts for nearly one-third […]

UNICEF in 2011: The year in review

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NEW YORK/ HONG KONG, 18 January 2012 – From famine in the Horn of Africa to flooding in Pakistan and uprisings across the Middle East, 2011 was a challenging year for families in the developing world. Extreme weather, rising food prices, and political conflict displaced millions and pushed families to desperation as they struggled to […]