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


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 […]


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


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 […]


UNICEF launches project to protect flood-affected children


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 […]