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Donors pledge $3.8 billion in aid to people affected by Syria crisis at UN-backed conference



In an expression of solidarity with the millions of children, women and men affected by the devastating conflict in Syria, now in its fifth year, international donors today pledged $3.8 billion at a United Nations-backed conference held in Kuwait.


UNICEF launches Ukraine mine awareness campaign amid ongoing civil conflict

An estimated 109 Ukrainian children have been injured and 42 others killed by landmines and unexploded ordinance resulting from the Eastern European country’s ongoing civil conflict, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said today as it reported on the recent launch of its lifesaving mine awareness campaign.



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