Globally, the cost of living is on the rise. The war in Ukraine and climate change is exacerbating the increasing global food and fuel prices.
Watch this short video that explains why this is affecting millions of children across the world:
Price rises are impacting children right now
What is RUTF? There are many types of Ready-to-use Therapeutic Food, one is a peanut based paste. It’s not ordinary peanut butter. It’s called Plumpy’Nut®. Find out more.
With over 10 million children suffering from the worst climate-induced drought in the Horn of Africa, UNICEF needs your support. Together we can ensure every child suffering from malnutrition receives life-saving treatment now.
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14 Mar 2023
Twelve faces of Syria: children who have known nothing but war
It has been 12 years since the onset of the war in Syria. These 12 children have known nothing but conflict, yet still, they hold hope for a better tomorrow.
13 Mar 2023
Cooking for change: locals bringing hope to the people of Ukraine
Everyday Australians are participating in #CookForUkraine to raise much needed funds to support children and their families impacted by the war.
7 Mar 2023
Children at risk after a double climate disaster in Vanuatu
Two tropical cyclones, Judy and Kevin, and an earthquake destroyed children’s homes and schools in the Pacific Island nation of Vanuatu.
24 Feb 2023
In photos: 365 days of strength and courage
It's been over 365 days since war broke out in Ukraine. See how children, communities and humanitarian workers have come together with strength and courage to rebuild lives.
21 Feb 2023
Far from home: Ukraine to Australia
As we mark one year since the war in Ukraine begun, we hear the stories of those who left their whole lives behind to find refuge in Australia. These Ukrainians look back on a tumultuous year of heartache and new beginnings.
14 Feb 2023
Ukraine: one year on
24 February 2023 marks one year of the war. An anniversary no one wanted to reach. But it’s also been 365 days of strength, courage and love.
6 Feb 2023
Heartbreak at the Syria-Türkiye border earthquake
People gather around collapsed buildings as rescue teams look for survivors following an earthquake in the Syrian city of Aleppo.
19 Dec 2022
Hope after heartbreak
The situation has gotten so bad in Somalia that the United Nations and UNICEF fear that famine is imminent in some regions of the country.
13 Oct 2022
Four things you need to know about the looming famine in the Horn of Africa
“An escalating malnutrition crisis is pushing millions of children to the brink of starvation – and unless we do more, that crisis will become a catastrophe.” – Catherine Russell, UNICEF Executive Director
7 Sept 2022
Redefining how we support new mothers in Laos
A little cash goes a long way to save lives.