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  1. UNICEF Launches Mozambique Appeal For $52.8 Million USD

    9 Jan 2021- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Maputo, Mozambique The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has launched a 2021 appeal for $52.8 Million USD to address the most urgent and growing humanitarian crisis across Mozambique. The campaign will su ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/09/2021 - 10:57

  2. "Major Gaps": COVID Exposes Inadequate WASH Provision In Healthcare Facilities

    17 Dec 2020- 10:25 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland The World Health Organisaton (WHO) and the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) say in a new report that a lack of water and sanitation services at health care facilities has placed additional risk of ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/12/2021 - 14:46

  3. UNICEF Issues Record $6.4 Billion USD Emergency Fund Appeal In The Year Of COVID, Conflict, Climate Crises

    11 Dec 2020- 08:07 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland UNICEF issued its annual funding appeal on 3 December, seeking an unprecedented $6.5 Billion USD to meet needs through 2021. This is an increase of about 35 Percent more than requested for 20 ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/12/2021 - 14:46

  4. New Hand Hygiene For All Initiative

    19 Oct 2020- 08:10 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States On Global Handwashing Day, 15 October, UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore introduced the new Hand Hygiene For All Initiative, saing that “hand hygiene is everyone’s business” and ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/04/2020 - 08:14

  5. Reopening The World's Schools Post-COVID; The WASH Challenge

    13 Aug 2020- 07:00 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States 43 Percent of schools around the world lacked access to basic handwashing with soap and water in 2019, casting some doubt on the safety of operations during and post-COVID pandemic. A ...

    Staff - Water D... - 09/03/2020 - 13:23

  6. Lead Poisoning's Destructive Effects On Health And Communities

    5 Aug 2020- 06:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Approximately 1 in 3 children globally have lead levels in their blood exceeding the “safe level” of 5 micrograms per decilitre, according to a new report launched 30 July by UNICEF a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2020 - 06:35

  7. Effects Of Climate Change On Bangladeshi Children

    8 Apr 2019- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh UNICEF has released a new report examining effects of devastating floods, cyclones and other environmental disasters linked to climate change on children in Bangladesh. With its flat topograph ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/08/2019 - 10:16

  8. Water, Sanitation, Health Issues In Conflicts Must Be Addressed

    7 Apr 2019- 08:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica At the Sanitation and Water for All Sectors Ministers’ Meeting in Costa Rica this week, Henrietta Fore, Executive Director of UNICEF, set out an ambitious goal to bring safe access to water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/07/2019 - 08:20

  9. One In Four Health Care Facilities Lacks Basic Water Services

    4 Apr 2019- 11:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Approximately 25 percent of health care facilities globally lack basic water services while 20 percent have either unimproved toilets or no toilets at all. Only about 55 percent of facilitie ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/04/2019 - 11:44

  10. "Water Under Fire": Children Might Survive The Bullets, Die From Unsafe Water, Poor Sanitation, Hygiene

    24 Mar 2019- 11:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States In protracted conflicts children younger than 15 are, on average, nearly three times more likely to die from diarrhoeal disease linked to unsafe water and sanitation than violence di ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/05/2019 - 07:36