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East Africa Children's Crisis: one year later
20 July 2012A year ago today, the UN declared famine in two regions of southern Somalia. What has happened since?
UNICEF pledges to continue Africa emergency relief work
The East Africa crisis will remain a significant part of our humanitarian activity plans in 2012, according to a new report released by UNICEF.27 January 2012
Famine situation improves for Somalia's children
The number of famine-affected areas in south Somalia has decreased, but many children are still at risk.21 November 2011
UNICEF warning on Somalia military conflict
This year, over 100 children have been killed by conflict in Somalia, with increasing numbers of children and civilians caught in attacks and cross-fire.
17 November 2011
UNICEF opens new hub in Dubai for Somalia emergency supplies
UNICEF is opening a new warehouse in Dubai, to speed up the delivery of nutritional supplies to famine-struck Somalia.
9 November 2011
In Somalia, long-awaited rains bring risk of disease
As rains arrive in Somalia after months of drought, UNICEF and partners are working hard to prevent a second wave of deaths from disease.2 November 2011
UNICEF warning on Somalia military activity
UNICEF is gravely concerned about reports of heightened military activity in southern Somalia, and is monitoring the situation.21 October 2011
Eddie Izzard's trip to East Africa
The actor and stand-up comedian Eddie Izzard is travelling to East Africa with UNICEF UK to film a documentary about the children's emergency in Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia.23 September 2011
East London children and Charlie Simpson join forces for Somalia
Hundreds of young cyclists, many of them from Somali families, are joining Charlie Simpson to raise money for the East Africa Children's Crisis.19 September 2011
Back to school in East Africa
As a new term begins, UNICEF is helping children's organisations in East Africa to support schools during the drought.9 September 2011
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