Odisha Water Resources department, UNICEF join hands for better water management

The endeavour aims at engaging with the community on sustainable water management, equity in water distribution, water conservation and women as principal stakeholders in water governance.

published on : 25th November 2021

On Children's Day, UNICEF India calls for urgent action for safe reopening of schools

Empty rows of desks and chairs along with unused backpacks were set up to draw attention to the plight of millions of young children who missed going to school for over a year due Covid-19.

published on : 14th November 2021

Telangana girls showcase innovations at UNICEF event

An IAS aspirant, Anodha wishes to help all girl children in her village to overcome their struggles. 

published on : 1st November 2021

UN: 10,000 children killed or maimed during Yemen's long war

Yemen faces the combined troubles of protracted conflict, economic devastation, and crumbling social and health services, as well as underfunded U.N. assistance programs.

published on : 19th October 2021

T20 World Cup: ICC joins hands with UNICEF to raise awareness on mental health of children

"The #OnYourMind campaign at the men's T20 World Cup will urge for greater commitment, connection and conversation around mental health and physical wellbeing," an ICC media release stated.

published on : 15th October 2021

Online classes, no contact with friends: How Covid pandemic impacted mental health of children

The New Indian Express spoke to psychologists about the repercussions of the Covid pandemic on children and how parents can identify if their child is having mental health problems.

published on : 10th October 2021

Young children's diets show no improvement in last decade, 'could get worse' under COVID: UNICEF

As the pandemic continues to disrupt essential services and drives more families into poverty, the report found that COVID-19 is also affecting how families feed their children.

published on : 22nd September 2021

Odisha ropes in Unicef, CPR for sanitation facilities in villages around urban areas

The Gram Panchayats will now be tagged to urban facilities like faecal sludge treatment plants (FSTPs) and material recovery facilities for effective faecal sludge and plastic waste management. 

published on : 21st September 2021

Empty desk array at UN spotlights lost learning in COVID-19 pandemic

In front of the desks, a blackboard-like display will count the number of in-person class hours lost during the pandemic: over 1.8 trillion and growing, according to UNICEF.

published on : 18th September 2021

UNICEF to provide India with 160 million syringes for vaccination against COVID-19

Under an agreement, UNICEF India will procure re-use prevention (RUP) syringes from manufacturers across the world through a global tendering process.

published on : 26th August 2021

Millions in Syria, Iraq losing access to water: Aid groups

Some 400 square kilometres (154 square miles) of agricultural land faces drought, the groups said, adding that two dams in northern Syria, supplying power to 3 million people, face imminent closure.

published on : 23rd August 2021

Children in India, three other Asian nations at extremely high risk of climate crisis impact: UNICEF

The Children's Climate Risk Index has placed India as one of the 33 extremely high-risk countries with flooding and air pollution being the repeated environmental shocks.

published on : 21st August 2021

Unicef initiative 'Upjaas' launched in tribal belts of Chhattisgarh for welfare of children

Named as 'Upjaas', meaning mother nature, the platform will be tripartite representing tribal leaders, media and Unicef.

published on : 19th August 2021

Death toll of powerful earthquake in Haiti soars to 1,297

Saturday's earthquake also left at least 5,700 people injured in the Caribbean nation, with thousands more displaced from their destroyed or damaged homes. 

published on : 16th August 2021

Vax.India.Now raises over USD 5 million to support India in its battle against COVID-19

Proceeds will support UNICEF's efforts to ensure millions of crisis-affected and vulnerable children and families in India have access to life-saving assistance, services and the Covid vaccine.

published on : 11th August 2021
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