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What is left in the wake of Typhoon Hagupit

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 12:10 pm | Save The Children

Miranda Cahn, Save the Children New Zealand’s Director of International Programmes talks about what is left in the wake of Typhoon Hagupit in the Philippines. More >>

Need in the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan still massive

Friday, 7 November 2014, 9:56 am | Save The Children

It’s a year since the Philippines was devastated by the largest storm to ever make landfall, and despite a massive immediate relief effort, the level of need remains high says Save the Children. More >>

Five New People Infected with Ebola Every Hour

Friday, 3 October 2014, 4:18 pm | Save The Children

The demand for treatment beds and nurses to halt the rap id spread of Ebola across Sierra Leone is far outstripping supply, according to Save the Children. More >>

Save the Children Builds Its First Ebola Treatment Centre

Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 3:19 pm | Save The Children

A 70-bed Save the Children-built treatment centre has now opened its doors in Liberia and is being run by the International Medical Corps (IMC). More >>

Coming to Sierra Leone

Wednesday, 24 September 2014, 12:12 pm | Save The Children

The first sign is as you enter the terminal building. A crowd forms around a large bucket of water with a tap coming from it. Every passenger joins, and one by one washes their hands before going inside. As soon as you get close to the water you ... More >>

Save the Children Welcomes Child Protection Register

Friday, 15 August 2014, 4:29 pm | Save The Children

Save the Children welcomes the government’s moves to introduce a Child Protection Offender Register. Child protection is a priority for Save the Children’s development and humanitarian programmes locally and internationally. More >>

Save the Children on the ground in Iraq

Wednesday, 13 August 2014, 4:33 pm | Save The Children

The Mar Yousef church in Erbil in northern Iraq is packed with people lying on thin mats and blankets or straight on the hardwood floor. Mothers cradle crying babies, children look forlornly across the sweltering room to the world outside, knowing ... More >>

Save the Children representative living in Gaza: Column

Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 4:55 pm | Save The Children

My heart sank when the 72 hour ceasefire ended after just 90 minutes last Friday. It plumbed new depths when a missile struck outside another school on Sunday killing at least ten people. More >>

Fuel crisis could force Gaza hospitals to close

Friday, 1 August 2014, 12:13 pm | Save The Children

Families in Gaza are facing a complete collapse of essential services, as electricity and water supplies run out. Health facilities are particularly badly affected, with some hospitals warning that they only have enough fuel to run electricity generators ... More >>

Save the Children NZ Appeal to Stop War on Children in Gaza

Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 11:53 am | Save The Children

Save the Children New Zealand has launched an online petition urging the international community to act to bring an end to the conflict in Gaza. As part of an international effort by Save the Children, we are calling on the United Nations to speak out against ... More >>

Gaza: Where Evacuation is No Game

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 5:00 pm | Save The Children

At the bottom of my apartment building in Gaza two girls about six years old sit on the ground, laughing as they hurriedly pack items into their backpacks. Intrigued, I ask them what game they are playing. They tell me it’s called ‘evacuation’. More >>

The situation in Israel-Gaza

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 3:02 pm | Save The Children

Children, rather than combatants, are bearing the brunt of the ongoing conflict. One in five people being killed are children, and the number of children dying in this operation has risen by more than 40 per cent since the ground operation into ... More >>

Save the Children Applauds Budget 2014 for Family Focus

Thursday, 15 May 2014, 3:24 pm | Save The Children

Save the Children welcomes today’s Budget which has announced that almost $500 million is to be invested in vulnerable children and their families. The charity says that young families are the clear winners, with the news that GP visits and ... More >>

Save The Children Welcomes Strengthening Children’s Rights

Thursday, 17 April 2014, 10:58 am | Save The Children

Save the Children New Zealand welcomes a new treaty which allows children to complain directly to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child about alleged violations of their rights. More >>

Save the Children and Solomon Islands

Saturday, 5 April 2014, 3:21 pm | Save The Children

Save the Children New Zealand is deeply concerned about the effects of flash flooding in the Solomon Islands, and is monitoring the situation closely. More >>

Save The Children Film Becomes a Viral Sensation

Friday, 7 March 2014, 1:01 pm | Save The Children

A powerful 93 second short film depicting a year in the life of a young girl whose comfortable life is shattered by war has gone viral on YouTube being viewed over two million time in less than 24 hours. More >>

Concern over fate of 21,000 people trapped in South Sudan

Friday, 21 February 2014, 12:03 pm | Save The Children

WESTPORT, Conn. (February 19, 2014) — Save the Children is concerned about the fate of more than 21,000 people trapped inside a United Nations base in Malakal, South Sudan, as renewed fighting between government and opposition-led forces rages ... More >>

New education partnership announced in Jordan

Wednesday, 19 February 2014, 12:11 pm | Save The Children

WESTPORT, Conn. (February 18, 2014) — The Malala Fund announced today that it will be partnering with Save the Children to help vulnerable Syrian and Jordanian children return to education. More >>

Stephen Hawking op-ed on Syria

Tuesday, 18 February 2014, 5:28 pm | Save The Children

Aristotle, one of the most famous Greek philosophers, believed the universe had existed forever. The reason he believed why we are not more developed was that floods, or other natural disasters, repeatedly set civilization back to the beginning. More >>

Save the Children hails passage of global food aid reform

Wednesday, 5 February 2014, 7:21 pm | Save The Children

WESTPORT, Conn. (February 4, 2014) — Save the Children praised the reforms to U.S. global food aid included in the Agriculture Act of 2014, which passed the Senate today and will next head to the President to sign, saying these changes are good ... More >>



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