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Press Centre (8/2008)

2008/08/28 - UNICEF Regional Director visits displaced women and children in Georgia

TBILISI ? UNICEF Regional Director for Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States, Maria Calivis conducted a two-day visit to Georgia to assess the situation of the most vulnerable women and children affected by the conflict.

2008/08/22 - Nearly 40,000 children in need of urgent assistance in Georgia

New York ? UNICEF voiced its concern over the situation of nearly 40,000 children affected by the conflict in Georgia.

2008/08/01 - World Breastfeeding Week

Supporting mothers to breastfeed will improve children's chances of survival, says UNICEF

New York, 1 August 2008 -- On the occasion of World Breastfeeding Week (1 to 7 August), UNICEF, along with the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) and the World Health Organization (WHO), is recommending the provision of increased professional and informal support for breastfeeding mothers.


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