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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Unicef’

Yoko Ono And Hugh Jackman Start Global Sing-Along To John Lennon’s “Imagine”

On Thursday, November 20, Yoko Ono and Hugh Jackman took part in a groundbreaking event for UNICEF at the United Nations in New York. The two stars led a “global sing-along” set to the classic John Lennon song “Imagine”. With the help of a special app made for smartphones, anyone can insert themselves singing along to the song. An interactive …

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Alyssa Milano Shares Photo of Son Snuggling Her Baby Bump

Last week Alyssa Milano shared a photo on Instagram of her almost-three-year-old son Milo snuggling her bare baby bump. Milano captioned the photo: “#MomAndBaby are doing fine. Families everywhere should be able to say the same …” and posted a link to the official website of USAID. In March Milano and husband David Bugliari announced they were expecting their second …

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Mr. Poo Is India’s Anti-Public Defecation Mascot

Warning: Those who have a weak stomach should not read this story. According to Unicef, around 620 million people (half the population) in India alone poops in public; that’s around 143,300,482 lbs. of feces every day. The rampant rise of excrement leads to higher risks in bacterial and virus contaminations of water, which is, to say the least, very unhealthy …

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Ebola Outbreak Thought to Have Spread to Liberia

The largest Ebola outbreak in Africa in seven years has likely spread from Guinea to the bordering nation of Liberia and possibly Sierra Leone. Bernice Dahn, Liberia’s chief medical officer, stated that five people in Lofa County in northern Liberia had likely died from contracting Ebola. In Guinea, at least 86 cases and 59 fatalities have been reported. The capital …

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USS George Washington Gives Aid to Philippines

This weekend, the Philippines was hit by perhaps the strongest storm ever recorded. Typhoon Haiyan (aka Yolanda) destroyed the Philippines when it reached shore last Friday, wreaking damage on an unimaginable scale. Current projections estimate that nearly 10,000 people may have been killed in Tacloban, the capital of the island of Leyte. Due to the grand levels of devastation and …

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Your Facebook Likes Won’t Save Lives Says Powerful New UNICEF Campaign

According to UNICEF, 19,000 children die every day from preventable causes. And your Facebook like isn’t going to save a one of them. The United Nations Children’s Fund Sweden division is calling people out with a powerful new ad campaign: we need money for polio vaccines and your slacktivism isn’t helping. “Like is on Facebook, and we will vaccinate zero …

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Heidi Klum Stood Up At Karaoke Benefit Event

UNICEF, a global charity organization, held a karaoke event with celebrities to raise money for a school in Africa. At the event, Heidi Klum, model and TV personality, was set to sing “My Girl” with Smokey Robinson. He never showed up and the event took a turn for the awesome. The New York Post is reporting that Klum came out …

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