natural disaster

It was a little over a year ago that Manaro volcano, on Vanuatu’s Ambae Island, started to erupt. Within days, the island’s residents were evacuated.

When disaster strikes, UNICEF is there to protect and care for children.

Meet some of the amazing children around the world who refuse to let things like war, conflict or natural disaster stand in the way of getting an education.

3 year old Lisa was traumatised by the Sulawesi disaster. UNICEF is helping her recover.

Media Release: Aid starting to flow in Indonesia as access improves

Media Release: As Indonesian death toll mounts, concern for children grows

Shanthi Renuka Liyanage was thousands of kilometres away when she heard that her home had been washed away...

Malnourished and feeble, the infant had been suffering from diarrhoea and vomiting for close to a month..

“If this well dries up completely, I think we are going to be finished. This is the end of us.”

When Cyclone Winston hit Fiji last year, ferocious winds knocked down everything in their path and a tsunami-like storm surge removed almost all that remained.

For eight hours Camilia Nazerio hid in her bathroom with a 10-week-old baby, while one of the strongest hurricanes ever recorded bore down on them.