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Which agency was created by the United Nations to provide emergency food and health care to children and mothers in the countries affected by World War II?
1. UNESCO
2. IMF
3. UNICEF
4. WHO

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : UNICEF

The correct answer is UNICEF.

  • UNICEF is a United Nations organisation that provides humanitarian and developmental assistance to children around the world.UNICEF is also known as the United Nations Children's Fund.
    • UNICEF was established on 11 December 1946.
    • UNICEF was created by the United Nations to provide emergency food and health care to children and mothers in the countries affected by World War II.
    • UNICEF's mandate was expanded in 1950 to include the long-term needs of children and women in underdeveloped nations around the world.
    • The phrases "international" and "emergency" were omitted from the organization's name in 1953 when it became a permanent member of the United Nations System, however, the abbreviation "UNICEF" was kept.
    • It is the successor of the League of Nations International Children's Emergency Fund.
    • The headquarters of UNICEF is located in New York City, USA.
    • In 1965, UNICEF received the Nobel Peace Prize.

  • The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is an international organisation that promotes education, science, and culture.
    • UNESCO was founded on November 16, 1945.
    • The headquarters of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is in Paris, France.
  • The International Monetary Fund (IMF) was founded in 1944 in the aftermath of the Great Depression of the 1930s.
    • IMF was established on 27 December 1945.
    • The headquarters of IMF is located in Washington, D.C., U.S.
  • The World Health Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for international public health.
    • WHO was established on 7 April 1948.
    • The headquarters of WHO is located in Geneva, Switzerland.

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