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UNICEF’s work is 100% donor funded. We rely on the generosity of people like you to deliver life-saving help and supplies to kids in 192 countries and territories around the world.

Latest emergencies

Osama, 11-year-old boy living in Gaza City. Osama's house was partially damaged during the escalation in the Gaza Strip.


Children of Gaza Crisis

No place is safe for a child while intense fighting and hostilities continue in Gaza. Many children have been killed or injured already, and countless others have been exposed to the violence. Families are running out of food, water and electricity. Please donate to help send urgent aid to children in Gaza and the wider State of Palestine.

People walk past destroyed houses after an earthquake in the mountain village of Tafeghaghte, southwest of the city of Marrakesh, on September 9, 2023.


The Greatest Need

A 6.8 magnitude earthquake has struck Morocco killing more than 2,800 people and affecting at least 100,000 children. We’re assessing the situation and are ready to support children and families. Help us reach children affected by disasters like the Morocco earthquake by donating to our Greatest Need Fund today.

A boy walks from school to his house in Aberao village in South Tarawa, Kiribati. Kiribati is one of the countries most affected by sea level rise. During high tide many villages become inundated making large parts of the villages uninhabitable.


Children’s Climate Emergency

Climate change is the biggest threat facing kids today. From Aotearoa and the Pacific, to the farthest reaches of our planet – 1 billion children are facing increasingly frequent and more extreme climate emergencies. From cyclones to heatwaves, flooding to drought – an ever-growing number of kids are in danger. 

Help us deliver hope when kids need it most!

Donate to the Greatest Need!

A regular donation to our rapid crisis response fund helps us be ready to act when a disaster hits, delivering life-saving supplies anywhere in the world, within 48 hours.

Little girl smiling from a bus in the rain


Ongoing work

Children in Ukraine enduring the hardships of over 500 days of conflict, awaiting aid and support.


Ukraine Emergency

It’s been more than 500 days since their childhoods stopped and the fear, danger and suffering began. Millions of kids have been forced to flee their homes, and those left behind are struggling without clean water, sanitation, healthcare and education. We know times are tough – but we’re asking Kiwis to please give deep to help us continue supporting Ukrainian kids and families.

Hafsat is 7-months old, she's eating ready-to-use therapeutic food (RUTF) which is helping save her from malnutrition.


Global Malnutrition Crisis

Right now, millions of kids aren’t getting enough to eat. They’re starving, becoming acutely malnourished and every year more than 1 million children under the age of 5 are dying from malnutrition. This doesn’t have to happen. Together, with one simple solution, we can save these kid’s lives.

Children in Yemen gathering around a UNICEF-supported water tank, symbolizing hope and resilience amidst the ongoing crisis.


Yemen Children's Crisis

More than 11 million children are in urgent need of help to survive. We've been able to provide clean water, medical supplies, vital nutritious food, sanitation, and education to many children. And that's where you come in – your support can make a world of difference.

On 26 June 2023, children wait with their mothers in the crowded waiting area at the UNICEF supported Sawki District Hospital in Kunar Province, Afghanistan.


Afghanistan Emergency

Two 6.3 magnitude earthquakes struck western Afghanistan in early October. Over 1,000 people have been killed, mostly women and children, and more than 1,600 have been injured. You can help support children and families in affected by this latest disaster in Afghanistan. Donate to our appeal today.

Türkiye-Syria Earthquake Emergency, A little girl at a temporary shelter in Hatay, Türkiye, after two devastating earthquakes hit south-east Türkiye


Türkiye-Syria Earthquake Emergency

On February 6th 2023, Türkiye (Turkey) and Syria were shaken to the core by two deadly earthquakes. More than 50,000 people were killed and thousands of families were displaced.  Now more than nine months on, we’re still on the ground supporting 7.7 million children and their families.

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Sehera (10) is a Rohingya refugee living in a make-shift camp in Bangladesh. She enjoys attending a UNICEF supported child learning centre - where she can learn, play and recover from trauma.