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UNICEF USA

We do whatever it takes to save and protect the world's most vulnerable children.

Follow us for updates on how UNICEF keeps families safe from #COVID19.

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Joined on 10 July, 2007

http://www.unicefusa.org

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As we mark a full year of the pandemic, it's more important than ever to focus on children's mental health and how we can best support them.

Our own Tye Turner has everything you need to know ahead of UNICEF USA's first webinar of 2021 👇 ! Register:

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Replying to @UNICEFSupply: Fasten your seatbelts. We’re taking you on a high-speed tour of the world’s largest humanitarian warehouse – the @UNICEF

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#AChildIsAChild, regardless of borders. Please urge your lawmakers to help protect vulnerable asylum-seeking children and families:

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This new directive would require officers to individually review whether an immigrant child is "unaccompanied" each time they encounter the child, potentially removing that designation and putting many more young asylum-seekers in harm's way.

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Disheartening news from @BuzzFeedNews: children who have fled home in search of protection could now face further obstacles in pursuing safety in the U.S.

Unaccompanied youth need protection. #AChildIsAChild

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Replying to @UNICEFUSA_CEO: We have an opportunity to play a role in ending this outsized pandemic and sparing children of another lost year of educ…

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Replying to @UNICEFUSA_CEO: 2021 will be another unprecedented year for @UNICEF as it works to ensure COVID-19 vaccines get equitably distributed to…

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Even before #COVID19, 1 in 5 children and adolescents globally experienced some form of mental health condition. Now, young people's wellbeing is challenged like never before.

Call on Congress to invest in mental health support for children worldwide:

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Time to bust out your favorite moves! We teamed up with @MaskedSingerFOX and @MaskedDancerFOX to bring you an energetic dance-along!

When kids play @UNICEFKidPower videos, they're also making a local impact — like donating healthy meals to families!

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Replying to @UNICEF_Pakistan: The first national polio vaccination campaign of 2021 was launched in 🇵🇰 on 11 January. The 5 day campaign will vaccin…

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We have an opportunity to play a role in ending this outsized pandemic and sparing children of another lost year of education, vaccinations, essential health services and protection. Let’s give them reason to hope this year.

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2021 will be another unprecedented year for @UNICEF as it works to ensure COVID-19 vaccines get equitably distributed to low- and lower middle-income countries across the globe. It will be the single biggest undertaking in the organization's 75-year history. #COVAX

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Want to know how many COVID-19 vaccines are in development, and by whom? UNICEF's new interactive dashboard puts all the latest data in one place.

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Replying to @EduCannotWait: In crisis contexts across the globe, children are receiving tablets and remote learning support during the #COVID19 pand…

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Child trafficking is a crisis plaguing almost every nation in the world, and it's only gotten worse in the #COVID19 pandemic.

All children have the right to grow up safe from violence, exploitation and abuse. Here's how you can help us #EndTrafficking:

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Fasten your seatbelts. We’re taking you on a high-speed tour of the world’s largest humanitarian warehouse – the @UNICEF Global Supply Hub in #Copenhagen.

Press play to see the 20,000 m2 warehouse in 20 seconds!
⏯️💺📦💙

#WarehouseWednesday

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Replying to @GirlsNotBrides: From Yemen to the UK: Noor, a women’s rights activist shares her story.

Listen to it here: @guardian
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One thing is clear: #VaccinesWork. And for countries hit by the Ebola crisis, preparation saves lives.

"This new [vaccine] stockpile is an excellent example of solidarity, science and cooperation between international organizations," @DrTedros says.

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The first national polio vaccination campaign of 2021 was launched in 🇵🇰 on 11 January. The 5 day campaign will vaccinate over 40 million children under the age of 5. Around 285,000 polio workers are adhering to strict #COVID19 protocols while vaccinating children. #VaccinesWork

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Education.
Immunization.
Mental health.
Climate action.

UNICEF USA’s advocacy is directly in line with our organizational mission: To relentlessly pursue an equitable world for every child. Visit our Action Center to learn more and join our efforts.

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Replying to @UNICEFSupply: This is our plan with partners @Gavi, @PAHOWHO and @CEPIvaccines to make sure safe and effective #COVID19vaccines are acc…

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At Ethiopia's Civil Service University, Doctor Taye is tasked with welcoming trafficking victims home, first quarantining returnees to prevent the spread of #COVID19.

"If we find symptoms or high fever, we take them to a prepared isolation area," he says:

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In crisis contexts across the globe, children are receiving tablets and remote learning support during the #COVID19 pandemic to ensure learning never stops.

15-year-old Jair uses his tablet to study/connect with his teacher & counselors while schools are closed in #Ecuador.

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From Yemen to the UK: Noor, a women’s rights activist shares her story.

Listen to it here: @guardian

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This is our plan with partners @Gavi, @PAHOWHO and @CEPIvaccines to make sure safe and effective #COVID19vaccines are accessible for every country.

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This year exposed inequalities worldwide. Yet 2020 won't be defined by hardships alone, but by neighbors supporting each other and a global community working to help children thrive.

#UNICEFWontStop until the rights of every child are protected. Join us:

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