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Goodwill Ambassador Liam Neeson

Sitting on the floor of a community center courtyard with two dozen teens, global movie star, actor Liam Neeson listened attentively as young Syrian refugees – who may not have known of his fame – sha

Sitting on the floor of a community center courtyard with two dozen teens, global movie star, actor Liam Neeson listened attentively as young Syrian refugees – who may not have known of his fame – sha

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EU opens school for Syrian refugee children in Turkey

Now in its fifth year, the conflict in Syria has become the worst humanitarian crisis since the Second World War, aid agencies report. According to

Now in its fifth year, the conflict in Syria has become the worst humanitarian crisis since the Second World War, aid agencies report. According to

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South Sudan families are reunited after being torn part by civil war

Since civil war broke out in South Sudan in 2013, thousands of families across the country have been separated. Children found themselves displaced

Since civil war broke out in South Sudan in 2013, thousands of families across the country have been separated. Children found themselves displaced

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UNICEF's Kathmandu emergency stocks spread thin

Rafaële Tavernier, euronews: “Jean-Jacques Simon, head of UNICEF communication in South Asia, now in Kathmandu, we’re hearing about almost one

Rafaële Tavernier, euronews: “Jean-Jacques Simon, head of UNICEF communication in South Asia, now in Kathmandu, we’re hearing about almost one

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The days drag for Syrian children in Erbil refugee camp

Many Syrian and Iraqi children have lived their whole lives in crisis, surrounded by war. Without schools to go to, how can these youngsters can go o

Many Syrian and Iraqi children have lived their whole lives in crisis, surrounded by war. Without schools to go to, how can these youngsters can go o

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UNICEF warns of Ebola risk to health services

The UN has warned that thousands of children are at risk from the disruption caused to health services by the Ebola epidemic. UNICEF, the United

The UN has warned that thousands of children are at risk from the disruption caused to health services by the Ebola epidemic. UNICEF, the United

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Ebola orphans more and more abandoned

The United Nations children’s agency Unicef is scrambling to help Ebola orphans. What happens when their parents die? In Liberia, Guinea and Sierra

The United Nations children’s agency Unicef is scrambling to help Ebola orphans. What happens when their parents die? In Liberia, Guinea and Sierra

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World Mosquito Day: 117 years on the battle continues

It was on this day 117 years ago that scientist Sir Ronald Ross made the discovery of how mosquitos transmit malaria parasites to humans. On August

It was on this day 117 years ago that scientist Sir Ronald Ross made the discovery of how mosquitos transmit malaria parasites to humans. On August

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Water resources under strain in Zaatari

Syrian refugees in the Zaatari camp, like so many others, have fled across the Jordanian border to seek safety. Aid agencies are struggling to meet

Syrian refugees in the Zaatari camp, like so many others, have fled across the Jordanian border to seek safety. Aid agencies are struggling to meet

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World Health Organisation warns of polio health emergency

The World Health organisation has declared outbreaks of polio in Asia, Africa and the Middle East as an “extraordinary event”. It is calling for an

The World Health organisation has declared outbreaks of polio in Asia, Africa and the Middle East as an “extraordinary event”. It is calling for an

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El Morabity clinches Marathon des Sables

Local favourite Rachid El Morabity kept his composure to clinch the 29th edition of the Marathon des Sables in Morocco on Saturday. The 2011

Local favourite Rachid El Morabity kept his composure to clinch the 29th edition of the Marathon des Sables in Morocco on Saturday. The 2011

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How health and hygiene go hand in hand with education

As we all know, prevention is better than a cure. So to tackle the problems caused by bad hygiene and sanitation, plus a lack of health awareness

As we all know, prevention is better than a cure. So to tackle the problems caused by bad hygiene and sanitation, plus a lack of health awareness

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Madagascar: Katy Perry visits for UNICEF

Singer Katy Perry took a trip to Madagascar in support of UNICEF to help draw attention to the problems faced by many residents of the island.

Singer Katy Perry took a trip to Madagascar in support of UNICEF to help draw attention to the problems faced by many residents of the island.

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Syria: Rebuilding education

After two years of violence and bloodshed in Syria, countless lives have been lost and many families displaced. Fierce fighting between rebel and

After two years of violence and bloodshed in Syria, countless lives have been lost and many families displaced. Fierce fighting between rebel and

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Anti-polio campaign suspended in Pakistan

The World Health Organisation and UNICEF have suspended a polio vaccination campaign throughout the whole of Pakistan, after two more workers were

The World Health Organisation and UNICEF have suspended a polio vaccination campaign throughout the whole of Pakistan, after two more workers were

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EU told to do more to end child institutionalisation

More action at an EU level is desperately needed to prevent the worrying number of children who end up in care, child protection groups say

More action at an EU level is desperately needed to prevent the worrying number of children who end up in care, child protection groups say

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UN warns of impending famine in Chad

The United Nations is predicting a widespread famine across Sub-Saharan Africa if there’s no increase in humanitarian aid. Officials say drought

The United Nations is predicting a widespread famine across Sub-Saharan Africa if there’s no increase in humanitarian aid. Officials say drought

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Child-sex tourism debated in The Network

From Thailand to Cuba, Brazil to Morocco, sex-tourism is lucrative. Websites hawk erotic escapes while authorities in impoverished lands are tempted

From Thailand to Cuba, Brazil to Morocco, sex-tourism is lucrative. Websites hawk erotic escapes while authorities in impoverished lands are tempted