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OLIVIER SUPPORTS UNICEF!. About UNICEF UNICEF is the driving force that helps build a world where the rights of every child are realized.

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1 OLIVIER SUPPORTS UNICEF!

2 About UNICEF UNICEF is the driving force that helps build a world where the rights of every child are realized.

3 They believe that nurturing and caring for children are the cornerstones of human progress. Every child has the right to the best possible start in life. UNICEF was created with this purpose in mind – to work with others to overcome the obstacles that poverty, violence, disease and discrimination place in a childs path.

4 History UNICEF-The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund, was created by the United Nations General Assembly on December 11, 1946, to provide emergency food and healthcare to children in countries that had been devastated by World War II. UNICEF-The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund, was created by the United Nations General Assembly on December 11, 1946, to provide emergency food and healthcare to children in countries that had been devastated by World War II.United NationsGeneral AssemblyWorld War IIUnited NationsGeneral AssemblyWorld War II In 1953, UNICEF became a permanent part of the United Nations System and its name was shortened to United Nations Children's Fund but it has continued to be known by the popular acronym based on this old name United Nations SystemacronymUnited Nations Systemacronym

5 Headquartered in New York City, UNICEF provides long-term humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries. Headquartered in New York City, UNICEF provides long-term humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries.New York Cityhumanitarianchildren mothersdeveloping countriesNew York Cityhumanitarianchildren mothersdeveloping countries

6 What they do…………

7 UNICEF relies on contributions from governments and private donors UNICEF relies on contributions from governments and private donors Governments contribute two thirds of the organization's resources; private groups and some 6 million individuals contribute the rest through the National Committees. Governments contribute two thirds of the organization's resources; private groups and some 6 million individuals contribute the rest through the National Committees.

8 Right now, the worst humanitarian crisis of the last 50 years is happening in East Africa. Right now, the worst humanitarian crisis of the last 50 years is happening in East Africa. Children across the region are facing a desperate crisis caused by drought, high food prices and ongoing conflict in Somalia. Children across the region are facing a desperate crisis caused by drought, high food prices and ongoing conflict in Somalia.desperate crisisdroughtdesperate crisisdrought 6.7 million children need urgent help, over 320,000 of whom are severely malnourished and need immediate life-saving assistance. 6.7 million children need urgent help, over 320,000 of whom are severely malnourished and need immediate life-saving assistance.severely malnourishedseverely malnourished Just £5 will help UNICEF feed a child for a week. With the right treatment, a child can recover in six weeks. Just £5 will help UNICEF feed a child for a week. With the right treatment, a child can recover in six weeks. Just £5 will help UNICEF feed a child for a week. Just £5 will help UNICEF feed a child for a week.

9 £95 could buy enough water kits for 10 families £130 could help protect 1,000 children from Polio £210 could buy 50 mosquito nets, to protect fifty families from malaria. Malaria kills one African child every 30 seconds. £680 could buy a rainwater-harvesting system for a school. This rainwater- harvesting system will provide safe, clean water for all the children in a school to drink.

10 Get active Get active Get creative Get creative Spread the word Spread the word

11 1st video clip: raising awareness of poverty, backed by British and Danish Royalty. (2:30 mins) 5/e6euiwlGOGw 5/e6euiwlGOGw

12 2 nd video clip: video about poverty. (4:18 mins)

13 UNICEF and Clarks, the leading children's shoe retailer, have joined forces to ask people across the UK to donate their old shoes. Collection points have been set up at more than 600 Clarks stores nationwide for people to deposit their old or unwanted footwear. The shoes will be recycled in the UK and the money raised will be used to fund UNICEF's education projects. How to donate your shoes Please take your shoes to your nearest Clarks store. The shoes you donate will make a difference to childrens lives around the world.


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