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As the pause in fighting in Gaza appeared to enter a fifth day on Tuesday, UN humanitarians warned that aid deliveries needed to multiply immediately to save the lives of the injured and stem the risk of a deadly disease outbreak that has left doctors “terrified”.

© UNICEF/Rebecca Phwitiko | UNICEF staff are providing support following the earthquake in Herat province in Afghanistan.

© IOM | People fleeing Karabakh rest and receive humanitarian aid in Goris, Armenia.

© WHO/Nazik | Armenakyan Refugees arrive in the border town of Goris in Armenia

Children in Africa are among the most at risk from climate change impacts but are being woefully deprived of the financing necessary to help them adapt, survive and respond to the crisis, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said in a new report on Friday.

The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child issued new guidance on Monday that calls for governments to take action to protect boys and girls in the face of the deepening climate crisis.

A deal has been reached with the Government of Syria to reopen the main border crossing from Türkiye to allow the delivery of humanitarian aid. 

Persistent violence in Haiti remains a significant concern for the safety and welfare of its most vulnerable citizens, especially women and children, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday, citing reports of an “alarming spike” in kidnapping and other crimes.

The UN and humanitarian partners are mobilizing to reach as many people as possible while the stuttering ceasefire between warring military factions is being respected, said the UN Spokesperson on Thursday.

© UNICEF/Tapes Ion. A mother and daughter from Chernihiv, Ukraine, unpack a box of new clothes, distributed by UNICEF and partners in Moldova.

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