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28 March 2016 - Anwar, right, sits with a friend inside his family's house in Sana'a, Yemen. A brutal conflict and a fast-deteriorating humanitarian situation are devastating the lives of millions of children in Yemen and have brought the country to the point of collapse. © UNICEF/UN013948/Shamsa

Friends in Sana’a, The conflict there is devastating the lives of millions of children

Syria, 2012: Disruptions in health services and shortages of essential medicines are compromising critical treatments and heightening risks for children. A boy, shot in the foot by a sniper, receives first aid.By mid-2012, escalating conflict between rebel and government forces in Syria had killed over 14,400 people, including hundreds of children. Tens of thousands of other children are displaced or refugees in neighbouring countries.

Syrian Arab Republic, 2012 - A boy receives first aid after being shot in the foot by a sniper in a town affected by the conflict

South Sudan, 2012 - Kuka Kengech wraps her arms around her son, amid the ruins of their home, destroyed during inter-ethnic violence, in Pibor Town, Pibor County, Jonglei State. The boy’s stomach is distended, a likely combination of under-nutrition and parasites. - © UNICEF/NYHQ2012-0130/Brian Sokol - http://www.unicef.org/photography

South Sudan, 2012 - Kuka Kengech wraps her arms around her son, amid the ruins of their home, destroyed during inter-ethnic violence, in Pibor Town, Pibor County, Jonglei State. The boy’s stomach is distended, a likely combination of under-nutrition and parasites. - © UNICEF/NYHQ2012-0130/Brian Sokol - http://www.unicef.org/photography

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Refugees, primarily from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan are helped by volunteers as they disembark boats near Scala, on the island of Lesvos, Greece. Photo: Ashley Gilbertson / VII Photo for UNICEF

https://flic.kr/p/zEUDDf | PHOTO OF THE WEEK: 2 November 2015 | Afghanistan, 2015: Habibur Rahman (right), his two sons and his elderly mother are rebuilding their destroyed home in Kashaktan Village, northern Takhar Province, in the wake of the 7.5-magnitude earthquake that hit the country on 26 October. Over 10,000 homes have been damaged or destroyed in the disaster. With freezing temperatures setting in, families – many of whom are now living in the open – are racing to rebuild…

https://flic.kr/p/zEUDDf | PHOTO OF THE WEEK: 2 November 2015 | Afghanistan, 2015: Habibur Rahman (right), his two sons and his elderly mother are rebuilding their destroyed home in Kashaktan Village, northern Takhar Province, in the wake of the 7.5-magnitude earthquake that hit the country on 26 October. Over 10,000 homes have been damaged or destroyed in the disaster. With freezing temperatures setting in, families – many of whom are now living in the open – are racing to rebuild…

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Poverty reductions in Nepal have accompanied significant gains in child nutrition. But the poorest children remain most vulnerable.

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UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom greets children in a child-friendly space at the refugees and migrants one stop registration centre in the town of Presevo in south Serbia, close to the border with the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.

14 August 2013 - Women and their malnourished children rest in a nutrition treatment centre expanded with UNICEF support, in a Bangui hospital in Central African Republic. The Central African Republic is one of the world’s poorest countries, with one of the highest rates of under-five mortality? Resurgent conflict has worsened conditions, leaving 1.2 million people – 600,000 of them children – without access to basic services like water and health care.©UNICEF/Brian Sokol

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Syrian Arab Republic, 2012 - A woman and her child stand inside their house after it was damaged by bombing, in a city affected by the conflict. The light on the top centre of the wall behind them comes through a hole caused by a mortar shell. - © UNICEF/NYHQ2012-0213/Alessio Romenzi - http://www.unicef.org/photography

Arab Republic, 2012 - A woman and her child stand inside their house after it was damaged by bombing, in a city affected by the conflict. The light on the top centre of the wall behind them comes through a hole caused by a mortar shell.

CAN YOU SEE ME? Edeline Jean (age 7), on the foundation of her new school. Since the 2010 earthquake in Haiti destroyed Edeline Jean’s school, she has attended classes in a semi-enclosed makeshift structure on the school grounds. “I have to walk a lot to get to school, but it is not too difficult,” she said. UNICEF is currently building an earthquake- and hurricane-resistant school for her and approximately 400 other children. ©UNICEF/Marco Dormino  www.unicef.org/photography

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CAN YOU SEE ME? Caleb’s leg was broken and his jaw injured when he was trapped under a collapsed wall during the 12 January 2010 earthquake. His pregnant mother dug him out. “No one could help anyone else.... All you heard was crying,” she said. They now live in a makeshift shelter in Port-au-Prince, where some 1.2 million people have been displaced by the quake. "I want to go back to school and become a doctor," Caleb said.  ©UNICEF/Roger LeMoyne -  http://www.unicef.org/photography

CAN YOU SEE ME? Caleb’s leg was broken and his jaw injured when he was trapped under a collapsed wall during the 12 January 2010 earthquake. His pregnant mother dug him out. “No one could help anyone else.... All you heard was crying,” she said. They now live in a makeshift shelter in Port-au-Prince, where some 1.2 million people have been displaced by the quake. "I want to go back to school and become a doctor," Caleb said. ©UNICEF/Roger LeMoyne - http://www.unicef.org/photography

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