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VIDEO REPORT: Sanitation campaign starts in preschool -- Mobilizing women and children, the small village of Lalapur in Uttar Pradesh, India, halts the practice of defecating in the open. Read more:

SYRIAN CRISIS: Challenges in the classroom --- UNICEF reports on the integration of Syrian refugee children into Lebanese schools. You can read more here:

VIDEO REPORT: Under-5 child mortality on significant decline --- A new report released today by UNICEF estimates that the number of children under the age of five dying globally fell from nearly 12 million in 1990 to an estimated 6.9 million in 2011. Read more:

VIDEO: UNICEF reports on a programme helping children living and working on the streets of Thailand. This video is part of UNICEF’s flagship report, ‘The State of the World’s Children 2012: Children in an Urban World’. The report focuses attention on children in urban areas. One billion children live in urban areas. Yet disparities within cities reveal that many lack access to schools, health care and sanitation, despite living alongside these services.

VIDEO REPORT: For many children in Turkana, Kenya, education remains a distant dream. Because of the high levels of poverty, harsh terrain and rough weather conditions there…schools are scattered and hard to reach. With that in mind…check out this innovative approach UNICEF is implementing to reach marginalized and nomadic pastoralist communities with low-cost schools. Read more at:

VIDEO REPORT: Among friends in difficult times --- Child Friendly Spaces, such as the one at Wadi Annakhle public school in Lebanon, help Syrian refugee children access psychosocial support and regain a sense of normalcy in their lives, among friends. Learn more:

VIDEO REPORT: For refugee children, school back in session -- We’re happy to announce that the European Union has donated €4.5 million to our emergency efforts to provide schooling for Syrian refugee children in Jordan. This brings the total EU contribution to €10 million. In the video above, our Executive Director Tony Lake and President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso meet young students at a newly opened school at Za’atari refugee camp. More info:

VIDEO REPORT: In the Philippines, UNICEF and partners are working to protect storm-affected children from disease, malnutrition and abuse, while providing their communities with critical services. For more information, please visit:

Children of the mines --- Meet 14-year-old Samuel, who dropped out of school when he was 9 to work as a sifter in the diamond mines of Democratic Republic of Congo. For the 40% of children like him who work instead of go to school…the diamond wealth never seems to trickle down. They are caught…and so to will be their kids and so on and so on. Watch the video above to see how we’re getting children out of the diamond mines or visit…

The EYE SEE TOHOKU photography workshops gave children in Japan the opportunity to document their lives in the aftermath of the 11 March 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Organized by the Japan Committee for UNICEF with support from Sony. For more information, please visit: