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Australian bushfires: Children’s mental health important

Thursday, 9 January 2020, 10:22 am | Save The Children

Save the Children Australia is warning of the importance of addressing the long-term mental health needs of children impacted by the devastating Australian bushfires. Thousands of children have been affected by the fires, which have burned through ... More >>

Child Friendly Spaces to help bushfire hit communities

Monday, 6 January 2020, 11:22 am | Save The Children

Aid agency Save the Children Australia has established Child Friendly Spaces in Wagga Wagga and Bairnsdale to support communities affected by the devastating bushfires ravaging large parts of the country. The spaces, in southern New South Wales and ... More >>

Save the Children welcomes UN General Assembly decision

Thursday, 19 December 2019, 9:42 am | Save The Children

Governments all over the world now have a unique chance to end the support of orphanages and the unnecessary separation of children from their parents, and instead focus on helping families to care for their children, Save the Children said in a statement ... More >>

Team of health workers to support Samoa measles response

Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 9:14 am | Save The Children

A team of midwives and a doctor from Save the Children’s Emergency Health Unit arrived in Samoa on Sunday to support the government's response to the measles outbreak. More >>

Albania: 9,000 children in need following earthquake

Saturday, 30 November 2019, 11:30 am | Save The Children

As strong quakes and aftershocks continue in Albania, thousands of children and their families – some of whom saw their homes destroyed in Tuesday’s earthquake – need vital support, Save the Children warned today. More >>

Child rights advocates pleased with Government recommitment

Wednesday, 20 November 2019, 1:22 pm | Save The Children

Save the Children are extremely pleased by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s announcement today that the Government will recommit to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). More >>

Children's picnic celebrates 30 years of child rights

Monday, 18 November 2019, 9:04 am | Save The Children

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will join around 80 pre-school children on Wednesday 20 November to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the signing of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). The joint celebration in Parliament Grounds has ... More >>

Playgroup for bushfire affected children in New South Wales

Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 8:44 am | Save The Children

Save the Children will set up a ‘child friendly space’ to help dozens of children affected by the devastating bushfires in New South Wales. More >>

Save the Children getting Fijian communities DisasterREADY

Thursday, 24 October 2019, 3:20 pm | Save The Children

Leading aid agency Save the Children is running emergency simulations in the Western District communities of Narewa, Vio Island and Votua this week to test the effectiveness of Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) in emergency responses. More >>

Save the Children is Preparing for Cyclone Season

Sunday, 13 October 2019, 1:39 pm | Save The Children

Sunday, 13 October 2019: On International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, Save the Children is warning that climate change must be addressed to reduce the threat to lives and livelihoods in the Pacific. More >>

Save the Children preparing to scale up its operations

Friday, 11 October 2019, 10:35 am | Save The Children

Save the Children warned today against an impending humanitarian disaster in North East Syria, where families and children have already started fleeing hostilities. The agency confirmed it was preparing to scale up its relief operations which have ... More >>

From Beirut to BATS – the inspiring life of Eglantyne Jebb

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 9:05 am | Save The Children

EGLANTYNE , a play recently performed in the UK, Beirut, Geneva, Dar Es Salaam and Melbourne which tells the story of Eglantyne Jebb, the courageous woman who founded Save the Children, will be performed at BATS Theatre this October. More >>

More than 24 million children need mental health support

Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 3:18 pm | Save The Children

Millions of children living in high-intensity conflict zones or forced to flee as refugees will require support to address mental health concerns, according to a new briefing, ‘ Road to recovery: responding to children’s mental health in conflict,’ ... More >>

Time to bring killers of children in Yemen to justice

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 10:23 am | Save The Children

People and parties who are responsible for atrocities in Yemen should be held accountable for their actions and brought to justice, says Save the Children. Nearly 1,200 Kiwis have signed a petition demanding those responsible be held to account for their crimes ... More >>

South Asia floods

Thursday, 18 July 2019, 8:39 am | Save The Children

JULY 17, New Delhi, Dhaka & Kathmandu – More than a week of heavy monsoon rains in South Asia has led to major flooding in three countries affecting 3.2 million children. More >>

Exhibition shows impact of Save the Children over 100 years

Tuesday, 30 April 2019, 12:39 pm | Save The Children

Poignant photographs of children living in one of the world largest brothels are part of an exhibition called Save the Children – 100 Years of Child Rights , which runs from 3-26 May at Flux, in the Wellington Museum. More >>

Cyclone Kenneth: Money running dry as death toll rises to 38

Tuesday, 30 April 2019, 11:57 am | Save The Children

29 April, PEMBA - Save the Children is calling on the international community to commit additional resources to the emergency relief efforts in the wake of Cyclone Idai and Cyclone Kenneth, which have battered parts of Mozambique, Tanzania and Malawi ... More >>

Four million Syrian children know nothing but war

Monday, 11 March 2019, 12:14 pm | Save The Children

Since the start of Syria's brutal conflict eight years ago, some 4 million children have been born and most know nothing but war. More >>

Children leaving last ISIS areas show severe trauma

Thursday, 28 February 2019, 9:26 am | Save The Children

Children leaving last ISIS areas show signs of severe psychological distress says Save the Children More >>

Charity encourages putting the phone down for Children's Day

Tuesday, 26 February 2019, 9:34 am | Save The Children

Think you spend too much time on the phone? How about going on a digital diet. More >>

 

 

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