water and sanitation

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.

By improving access to water, we’re improving children’s health and education.

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

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

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

These small island states in the Northern Pacific are remote, and their inhabitants, including many children, have been missing out...