UNICEF Seeks Funds for Indonesian Children

is asking for USD3 million to finance its relief operations in Indonesia. The funds will support the U.N. agency's efforts to secure clean water, prevent disease outbreaks, and improve hygiene practices among Indonesian children affected by the earthquake that hit the country on Sept. 30. UNICEF is also helping to train local health workers in the region.

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    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.