United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund


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United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF)

[yo̅o̅′nisef′]
a fund established by the General Assembly of the United Nations in 1946 to aid children in devastated areas of the world. It is funded by contributions from the member nations. It acts to prevent disease, including tuberculosis, whooping cough, and diphtheria, and provides food and clothing to needy children in more than 50 countries. In 1953, UNICEF was made a permanent organization of the United Nations.
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A recent report by the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund fingers the United States as the industrialized nation with, by far, the highest poverty rate among children.
The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has been offering mosquito nets, insecticides and preventive medicines and remedies for malaria for North Korean residents under the financial donations from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS,
TEHRAN (FNA)- At least 115 children have been killed since March 26, when the Saudi-led air attacks against the Yemeni people began, the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) announced on Friday.

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