The earthquake that struck central Nepal on April 25 was bad enough, but then another major quake hit two-and-a-half weeks later, causing even more physical -- and psychological -- damage, said one aid worker.
By Shehryar Nabi
As Saudi airstrikes against Houthi rebels enter their second day, Unicef has cautioned that a humanitarian crisis in Yemen could become reality within a year.
On Jan. 12, 2010, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake reduced the impoverished island country of Haiti to rubble, leaving 220,000 dead, another 300,000 injured, and more than a million homeless. Among those that survived also lost limbs to falling walls and…
By Joshua Barajas
As the militant group continues to vie for positions in Iraq and Syria, Islamic State forces shut down schools in three Syrian provinces until the curriculum was revised to comply with religious rules, the U.N. children's fund said Tuesday.
By Miles Corak
A yawning gap has opened up between market income poverty rates and total income poverty rates, which can only be heralded as a major success story for out-of-work assistance, particularly those components under federal control, argues economist Miles Corak.
By Larisa Epatko
This year’s Ebola outbreak is the worst of its kind with more than 13,000 confirmed or suspected infections and nearly 5,000 deaths. Here's how you can help.
Dekontee Davis, 23, lives just outside of Liberia’s capital of Monrovia. She nearly died of Ebola, but is healthy and strong today. Now, she's one of a team of Ebola survivors tapped by groups such as UNICEF to care for…
By Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — More of the world's children are surviving to their fifth birthday, but 6.3 million still died last year, mostly from preventable causes, the U.N. children's agency said Tuesday.
By Justin Scuiletti
Being a “Force for Change” can land you a role in a galaxy far, far away.
It will take all of three seconds to recognize UNICEF India’s recent “Take The Poo To The Loo” is not your average public service announcement. The Indian government and private aid groups have struggled with the country’s rural sanitation for…
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