Our Relief Work
Last year, UNICEF responded to 344 humanitarian crises—the most ever—in 108 countries.Last year, UNICEF:
- Responded to earthquakes, hurricanes, conflicts and refugee crises.
- Shipped emergency supplies within 48 hours to anywhere in the world.
- Vaccinated 24 million children against measles in emergency areas.
- Provided counseling to 3 million children to cope with emotional trauma.
Typically, half of people affected by emergencies are children. Donors help UNICEF stand ready to protect children before, during and after humanitarian emergencies.