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UNICEF provides 300,000 water, sanitation, hygiene items for flood victims

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10 November 2011 UNICEF is providing more than 300,000 water, hygiene and sanitation items, including bars of soap, chlorine drops for water purification, alcohol hand-wash gel and garbage bags, to flood-affected families in Thailand, in order to help prevent the spread of communicable diseases, the organisation said today. The locally purchased supplies are being delivered […]

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UNICEF providing 20,000 mosquito nets to protect flood-affected families

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27 October 2011 UNICEF is providing 20,000 insecticide-treated mosquito nets to help protect families evacuated to temporary shelters and living in other flood-ravaged areas in Thailand from dengue fever and other mosquito-borne diseases. The mosquito nets are being purchased locally for HK$755,040 (Baht 2.9 million/ US$96,800) and will be ready for distribution this week. UNICEF […]

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UNICEF launches project to protect flood-affected children

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21 October 2011 In response to the massive displacement caused by widespread flooding in central Thailand, UNICEF and Save the Children are launching a project to ensure the safety and protection of children in evacuation centres. UNICEF initially will provide HK$780,000 (US$100,000/ Baht 3 million) for the project, which will provide training for staff at […]