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Save The Children Urges For Children Hit By Beirut Blast To Be Reunited With Relatives

Thursday, 6 August 2020, 7:19 am | Save The Children

As stories emerge of children being separated from their parents after the explosion in Beirut, Save the Children is calling for the safety and wellbeing of children and their reunification with relatives to be a key part of the response. Jad Sakr, ... More >>

Save The Children Urges Businesses To Take Their Child Safeguarding Responsibilities Seriously

Tuesday, 28 July 2020, 4:49 pm | Save The Children

Today’s guilty plea in the Auckland District Court by a convicted paedophile [1] shows just how important it is for all businesses working with and for children to have thorough and robust child safeguarding policies and procedures. Save the Children ... More >>

Save The Children Fully Supports Removal Of ‘physical Force’ From Proposed Education & Training Bill

Friday, 24 July 2020, 9:09 am | Save The Children

Save the Children is in full support of removing the terminology of ‘physical force’ from the Education and Training Bill as it stands. Save the Children has been very clear in written and oral submissions to the Education and Workforce select ... More >>

10 Children Killed In The Last Four Days In Yemen

Thursday, 16 July 2020, 9:38 am | Save The Children

Save the Children reports another air strike in Yemen is has killed nine people in Al Jawf governorate, including four children. This attack comes just three days after an air raid that, according to local authorities, killed six children and two ... More >>

Save The Children Alarmed That Four Children From One Family Killed In An Airstrike In Yemen

Monday, 13 July 2020, 2:20 pm | Save The Children

Save the Children is alarmed by reports from local authorities that a family of ten, including four children, were killed in an airstrike in Hajjah province, Yemen, earlier today (Sunday 12th July). Xavier Joubert, Save the Children’s country director ... More >>

Save The Children Warns Almost 10 Million Children May Not Return To School After Covid-19 Lockdown

Monday, 13 July 2020, 7:27 am | Save The Children

A new report Save Our Education from Save the Children warns of ‘unprecedented global education emergency’. Deep budget cuts to education and rising poverty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic could force at least 9.7 million children out of school ... More >>

Save The Children: ‘This War On Children Needs To Stop Now’

Tuesday, 30 June 2020, 9:12 am | Save The Children

Milan Dinic, Country Director for Save the Children in Afghanistan: ‘We’re horrified by the ongoing attacks in Afghanistan, which continue to take the innocent lives of children. The latest attack in Helmand, which reportedly killed at least 23 civilians ... More >>

Fear And COVID-19 Stalk Children In The World’s Largest Refugee Settlement

Saturday, 27 June 2020, 5:18 pm | Save The Children

Lack of medical facilities compounds pandemic threat to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh By David Skinner Head of Save the Children’s Rohingya Response Junida Bibi's- daughter, Rehana- (9), sits by her bedside at Save the Children's Primary Health Care Centre ... More >>

Save The Children And MFAT Announce New Partnership For Impact

Friday, 26 June 2020, 6:40 am | Save The Children

Chief Executive Heidi Coetzee says, "This is a win for children in the Pacific. Children have told us what is important to them." Photo credit: Robert McKechnie, Save the Children. Today Save the Children New Zealand and the Ministry of Foreign ... More >>

Forty Percent Of Rohingya Refugee Children Are Scared Of Dying Or Losing A Loved One To Covid

Thursday, 25 June 2020, 9:25 am | Save The Children

Save the Children poised to open new Isolation and Treatment Centre in Cox’s Bazaar to help treat the sick as cases continue to rise More >>

'Anxiety, Panic Attacks' Among Displaced Syrians Highlight Critical Gaps In Mental Health Support

Thursday, 25 June 2020, 6:55 am | Save The Children

Displaced child in Syria. Photo credit: Save the Children Almost a decade of being uprooted by conflict is taking an immense toll on the mental health of Syrian children, a new paper by Save the Children revealed today[i]. They feel scared, suffer discrimination, ... More >>

Save The Children: Concerning Spike In COVID-19 Deaths Among Mexican Children

Thursday, 11 June 2020, 8:49 am | Save The Children

Mexico City - Save the Children is deeply concerned about the steep rise in the numbers of deaths and confirmed cases related to COVID-19 among Mexican children and youth. According to data from the Mexican Ministry of Health, there have been ... More >>

Rescued Rohingya Children Tell Of "nightmare" On Boats Left Adrift In The Bay Of Bengal For Months

Tuesday, 9 June 2020, 10:23 am | Save The Children

Children and youth speak of hunger, death and despair as yet another boat carrying desperate Rohingya refugees is rescued in Malaysian waters DHAKA, June 8 - Heart-breaking testimonies from Rohingya refugee children who were rescued from a boat found adrift ... More >>

New Zealand Urgently Needs To Do More To Protect The Lives Of Our Youngest Children

Friday, 5 June 2020, 7:40 am | Save The Children

Save the Children is deeply concerned by the recent spate of child deaths in New Zealand.Three very young children two years of age and under have died in less than two months, the most recent a two-year-old in Palmerston North in unexplained circumstances. ... More >>

As Covid-19 Lockdowns Continue, A Camel Library Takes Remote Learning To New Levels

Friday, 5 June 2020, 6:17 am | Save The Children

A camel library is giving children out of school in some of Ethiopia’s most remote villages a unique opportunity to continue reading and learning, despite COVID-19 lockdowns. Save the Children first began the camel library in 2010. The programme ... More >>

The First Confirmed COVID-19 Case In The Rohingya Refugee Camps Is A Major Cause For Concern

Friday, 15 May 2020, 4:15 pm | Save The Children

Bangladesh risks losing decades of child development gains as Coronavirus sweeps through the country Athena Rayburn, Senior Advocacy Manager in Cox’s Bazar, said: "We are deeply worried about the catastrophic impact of COVID-19 on Bangladesh, ... More >>

Save The Children Warns Children At Risk Of Lasting Psychological Distress From Coronavirus Lockdown

Friday, 8 May 2020, 6:31 am | Save The Children

Almost one in four children living under COVID-19 lockdowns, social restrictions and school closures are dealing with feelings of anxiety, with many at risk of lasting psychological distress, including depression. In recent surveys by Save the Children ... More >>

Save The Children Says Vanuatu In Urgent Need Of Help In The Aftermath Of TC Harold

Sunday, 26 April 2020, 8:00 am | Save The Children

Damaged caused by Cyclone Harold on Santo Island, Vanuatu. Photo credit: Save the Children 21 days after TC Harold made landfall, the situation in the worst hit parts of Vanuatu remains dire. 150,000 people continue to be affected in the aftermath ... More >>

COVID-19: 50 Million People Threatened By Hunger In West Africa

Tuesday, 21 April 2020, 8:18 am | Save The Children

According to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the impact of the coronavirus pandemic could increase the number of people at risk of a food insecurity and malnutrition from 17 million to 50 million people between June and ... More >>

First Case Of COVID-19 In North East Syria: Dire Conditions Prompt Outbreak Fears

Monday, 20 April 2020, 10:21 am | Save The Children

First case of COVID-19 in North East Syria: dire conditions prompt outbreak fears for thousands of children Sonia Khush, Save the Children Syria Response Director said: "We’re desperately hoping that this first COVID-19 case in North East ... More >>