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High number of child displacements due to natural disasters in VN

Vietnam saw a total of 930,000 children having to leave their homes in the six-year period between 2016 and 2021 due to extreme weather phenomena such as floods, storms and drought, according to UNICEF's latest report.

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Danny Glover arrives in Vietnam

American actor Danny Glover touched down in Hanoi on August 1 to join in activities as a Goodwill Ambassador of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).

USAID and UNICEF provide 590 vaccine refrigerators to VN

The US Agency for International Development, in partnership with UNICEF, has delivered 590 vaccine refrigerators to Vietnam as part of the support to further improve cold chain systems for routine immunization and COVID-19 vaccination campaigns.

WHO, UNICEF to ensure 5-in-1 vaccine supply for Vietnam

The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) have agreed to ensure vaccine supply to support Vietnam’s expanded vaccination programme, Minister of Health Dao Hong Lan has said.

Belgian Queen impressed by Vietnam’s progress in child protection

Belgium’s Queen Mathilde, who is Honorary President of UNICEF Belgium, has wrapped up her three-day visit to Vietnam

VN among four countries demonstrating gender parity in digital skills

Vietnam is among four countries demonstrating gender parity in digital skills, according to a new UNICEF analysis which was issued on International Day of Girls in ICT (April 27).

UK Government, UNICEF provide medical equipment of £500,000 to Vietnam

The British Embassy Hanoi and UNICEF have handed over £500,000 in life-saving equipment to the Ministry of Health to assist recovery of Vietnam’s health system.

UNICEF vows to support Vietnam in response to Typhoon Noru

UNICEF Vietnam expressed its concern over children and families in the country vulnerable to Typhoon Noru, saying it stands ready to support the Government of Vietnam in responding to the most powerful storm to hit Vietnam in 20 years.

Results in from largest-ever survey on women and children in Vietnam

The results from Vietnam largest ever survey have painted a clearer picture of the lives of children and women in the country, touching on issues such as maternal health, education, equality and domestic violence. 

Buildings and landmarks in Vietnam are lighting up blue for children

Light Up Blue for World Children’s Day is a global initiative. Many buildings in Vietnam's largest cities joined the initiative this year.

UNICEF and Japan launch project to enhance climate resilience in VN

The Embassy of Japan and UNICEF Vietnam has announced a four-year project to enhance resilience to disaster risk and climate change for children.


Australia commits to share 2.7 million additional vaccine doses to Vietnam

The Australia-UNICEF partnership on vaccine delivery assistance in Vietnam has delivered 1,910 vaccine refrigerators, 5,000,000 syringes and 50,000 safety boxes to Vietnam.


Children’s diets show no improvement in last decade: UNICEF

Children under the age of 2 are not getting the food or nutrients they need to thrive and grow well, leading to irreversible developmental harm, according to a new report by UNICEF.

Delivery date for COVAX’s vaccine for Vietnam may change

Due to the shortage of a global supply of Covid-19 vaccines, the vaccine batch provided for Vietnam by the COVAX program may arrive in Vietnam later than scheduled.

Children and adolescents invited to join “Green Video Challenge” by UNICEF

Children, adolescents and young people living in Vietnam, aged between 8 and 18, have been invited to take part in a “green challenge” organised by UNICEF and partners.

Stalled vaccine programmes 'putting children's lives at risk'

Covid-19 is disrupting immunisation campaigns and could cause many preventable deaths, experts warn.

Protecting children in cyberspace requires extra effort: Confab

The Ministry of Information and Communications, in collaboration with UNICEF, organised a conference to gather ideas on a project to protect and support children in cyberspace during the 2020-2025 period,

Vietnamese girl’s cartoon conveys environmental message

A cartoon animation addressing climate change, based on a story from a young Vietnamese girl, has been introduced to the public by UNICEF in Vietnam. Let’s meet the little painter to learn more.

UNICEF introduces Vietnamese animation about climate change

An animation addressing climate change, based on a story of a Vietnamese student in Hanoi, has been introduced by The United Nations Children's Fund (UNCEF) in Vietnam.

World failing to provide children with a healthy life and a climate fit for their future

No single country is adequately protecting children’s health, their environment and their futures, according to a report released recently by a commission convened by the World Health Organization, UNICEF and The Lancet.