UNICEF deploys its largest emergency supply operation ever in a single month Record amount of emergency aid delivered to children caught in record number of crise

COPENHAGEN/ GENEVA/ NEW YORK/ HONG KONG, 26 August 2014 – This August UNICEF shipped 1,000 metric tonnes of life-saving supplies for children caught in the world’s most urgent crises — the largest emergency supply operation in the organization’s history in a single month. The amount delivered would fill 19 cargo jumbo jets. © UNICEF/NYHQ2014-0745/Mendes “UNICEF’s […]

Statement on latest deaths of children in Israel and Gaza

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NEW YORK/ HONG KONG, 23 August 2014- “The death of a four year old Israeli child in a rocket attack yesterday and the reported deaths of two Palestinian children in Gaza in an airstrike this morning, add to those of 478 other Palestinian children killed in attacks in Gaza over the last month. The deaths […]

UNICEF airlifts 68 tonnes of supplies to Liberia, ramping up Ebola response

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MONROVIA/ HONG KONG, 23 August 2014 – A cargo plane carrying 68 metric tonnes of health and hygiene supplies from UNICEF landed in Monrovia early Saturday morning, bringing urgently needed supplies to combat the worst Ebola outbreak in global history. Today’s shipment, from UNICEF’s global supply hub in Copenhagen, contained basic emergency items for front-line […]

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Survey revealed ALL interviewed secondary school students had experienced cyberbullying, yet half turned a blind eye to it60 newly appointed UNICEF Young Envoys will take to the streets next month to urge the public to stop cyberbullying

© UNICEF HK/2014 The Young Envoys will kick off their first major project to advocate children’s rights next month. One of the projects will respond to their own survey on cyberbullying. The survey was conducted in June and July this year. 251 secondary one to six students were interviewed. The survey revealed the following results: […]

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UNICEF Charity Run 2014 is now open, aiming to raise HK$11 million 3km Family Fun Run quota increased to 700groups Newly launch of names or customized message printed on event T-shirts designed by renowned illustrator Dorophy Tang for the third yea

HONG KONG, 17 AUGUST 2014 — UNICEF Charity Run 2014 will be held on 23 November 2014 (Sunday). The race is now open for public entry till 17 October. To echo UNICEF’s scale- up efforts in providing early infant diagnosis and treatments of HIV, UNICEF HK increased the quota of 3km Family Fun Run to […]

Snoopy donates its birthday, and celebrities designed Snoopy doghouses for auctions to raise funds for UNICEF HK and help children pursue their dreams!

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Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF HK) has received overwhelming support from the general public and celebrities since the launch of ‘I Donate My Birthday’ in 2012, to turn the birthday blessings and gifts they received to relief supplies for children in need. As Snoopy, the main character of cartoon strip ‘Peanuts’ comes to Harbour […]

Yang Hongshun, 9, is seen at a hospital after he was injured in an earthquake in Ludian county of Zhaotong, Yunnan province August 3, 2014. A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck southwestern China on Sunday, killing at least 175 people and leaving more than 180 missing and 1,400 injured in a remote area of Yunnan province, causing thousands of buildings, including a school, to collapse. REUTERS/Wong Campion (CHINA - Tags: HEALTH DISASTER) - RTR4134J

UNICEF HK allocates HK$500,000 and appeals public donations to help Yunnan children affected by the strongest earthquake in 14 years

© Reuters/OTHK HONG KONG, 4 August 2014 — UNICEF China expresses its condolences to families who have lost loved ones in the earthquake in Yunnan province on Sunday and will work with partners to access humanitarian needs of the earthquake affected areas. We are preparing to provide emergency health supplies and further support for Child […]