pacific

Meet 31-year-old Michael Leo from Vanuatu. He works on an Orchard in Hawke's Bay to help his wife and two children back home.

Throughout the world more than 663 million people live without a safe water supply close to home. Many of our Pacific neighbours have to deal with this every day.

Drone technology is proving a game changer when it comes to immunising the world's hardest-to-reach children

Helping children return to school as quickly as possible after a natural disaster is vital.

Of every 1000 children under five in Kiribati, 47 will die, often from entirely preventable causes. But that's changing.

In Kiribati, UNICEF's work is putting children on the path to prosperity

One of the biggest impacts in Tonga of Cyclone Gita has been to children's education

Kiwi babies have excellent chances of surviving their first month, but global deaths of newborn babies remain alarmingly high

The majority of children in Timor-Leste do not go to pre-school, but with the support of UNICEF, 123 community pre-schools, making a huge difference for children as they enter the school system.

In 2017 the Manaro volcano, on Vanuatu’s Ambae Island, started to erupt. Within days, the island’s residents were evacuated.

The impact of climate change on kids has increased spectacularly over the last ten years. It's now a concern that has huge ramifications for how families live.

Violence against children in the South Pacific is a silent plague that has the power to undo all the positive development efforts made in the region.

Hamish from UNICEF explains how the work he helps coordinate ensures a more prosperous future for kids growing up in the Solomon Islands...