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Major Community Climate Resilience Project Launches In Vanuatu

Friday, 20 May 2022, 9:18 am | Save The Children

Save the Children has signed an agreement with the Green Climate Fund to deliver, with the Government of Vanuatu, the largest ever investment in community-based climate change adaption in the Pacific region. The US$32.6 million (A$47 million) climate ... More >>

1 Person Likely Dying From Hunger Every 48 Seconds In Drought-ravaged East Africa As World Again Fails To Heed Warnings

Wednesday, 18 May 2022, 8:03 pm | Save The Children

One person is likely dying of hunger every 48 seconds in drought-ravaged Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia, according to estimates by Oxfam and Save the Children in a report published today highlighting the world’s repeated failure to stave off preventable ... More >>

Save The Children Calls For More To Support Aotearoa's Families Ahead Of Budget 2022

Sunday, 15 May 2022, 5:25 pm | Save The Children

Less than a week out from Budget 2022, leading child rights organisation Save the Children is calling for the Government to prioritise spending on strengthening Kiwi families as rapidly rising living costs and record inflation send more families into ... More >>

Bunker Kits Provide Lifeline For Families Sheltering In Ukraine

Tuesday, 10 May 2022, 6:11 pm | Save The Children

Children sheltering for their lives inside bomb shelters in Ukraine are running low on critical supplies and have little opportunity to play, with Save the Children delivering bunker kits to support vulnerable families. The war in Ukraine has killed ... More >>

Almost 10 Million Children Going Hungry In Afghanistan As Food Aid Alone Fails To The Meet Tidal Wave Of Need

Tuesday, 10 May 2022, 5:29 pm | Save The Children

Almost 10 million (9.6 million) children in Afghanistan are going hungry every day due to a dire combination of economic collapse, the impacts of the war in Ukraine and the ongoing drought, new figures released today show. Immediate food assistance ... More >>

Save The Children Condemns School Attack In Ukraine

Tuesday, 10 May 2022, 4:21 pm | Save The Children

Save the Children strongly condemns the reported bombing of a school in Luhansk, Ukraine, believed to be sheltering 90 civilians, including children in its bunker. While 30 people have been rescued, grave fears remain for the 60 people reported ... More >>

Insomnia, Nightmares, And Wanting To Die: The Toll Of Witnessing Violence On Al Hol’s Children

Monday, 25 April 2022, 5:08 pm | Save The Children

Children in Al Hol camp, North East Syria, are witnessing devastating levels of violence daily, leading to nightmares, psychological problems, and fear for their own lives, according to new research by Save the Children. The report comes just ... More >>

More Than 63,000 Babies Born Into War In Ukraine And Uncertain Future In Two Months Of Fighting

Sunday, 24 April 2022, 1:08 pm | Save The Children

More than 63,000 babies are estimated to have been born into war in Ukraine in the past two months and into conditions that could have a lifelong impact on their mental health, according to Save the Children [i] . These newborns join the millions of ... More >>

Ukraine: Almost 400 Children Killed Or Injured With Two-thirds Fleeing Their Homes In First Seven Weeks Of War

Thursday, 14 April 2022, 11:25 am | Save The Children

Nearly two thirds of the 7.5 million children in Ukraine have fled their homes since the conflict escalated seven weeks ago, with reports of at least 153 children killed although Save the Children fears the number could be much higher. Latest data from ... More >>

Two Children Injured, Two Adults Killed In Hospital Attack In Southern Ukraine

Thursday, 7 April 2022, 5:41 pm | Save The Children

An attack on a children’s hospital in Mykolaiv, southern Ukraine, has left two children in critical condition with two adults killed and a further seven adults injured, Save the Children said. One of the injured children, a 15-year-old-girl, ... More >>

Kiwis Give More Than $1.2million To Children In Ukraine As Schools Under Attack

Wednesday, 6 April 2022, 11:27 am | Save The Children

New Zealanders have donated more than $1.2million to Save the Children’s response for children impacted by the war in Ukraine as reports of daily attacks on schools across the country come through. An average 22 schools a day have come under attack ... More >>

New Website And Translated App Create Softer Landing For Children Fleeing The War In Ukraine

Thursday, 31 March 2022, 7:12 pm | Save The Children

An app which helps children experiencing stress or worry has been translated into Ukrainian, and a ‘warm welcome’ website for refugee children has been launched in Denmark, as part of series of initiatives by Save the Children to support refugee ... More >>

Save The Children Says ‘Small Lifts’ In Core Benefits Won't Be Enough

Tuesday, 29 March 2022, 6:53 pm | Save The Children

Save the Children is gravely concerned that Kiwi children are not having their basic rights met after economic modelling released today by the Fairer Futures Coalition shows benefit levels falling "well short" of covering the basic costs of ... More >>

Save The Children Patron HRH The Princess Royal Hears How The Ukraine Conflict May Put Millions At Risk Of Malnutrition

Saturday, 26 March 2022, 7:46 pm | Save The Children

HRH The Princess Royal, Patron of Save the Children, has spoken to the charity to learn more about how the impacts of the conflict in Ukraine may soon be felt in parts of Africa and the Middle East that were already facing rising levels of malnutrition. ... More >>

World Water Day: Save The Children Teaches Kiwi Kids How To Make A Tippy Tap

Tuesday, 22 March 2022, 10:35 am | Save The Children

Save the Children New Zealand is teaching Kiwi kids the importance of clean water during emergencies this World Water Day with a fun Tippy Tap challenge for schools. Made with the help of Save the Children’s lockdown superhero ‘Super Millie’ ... More >>

Six Million Children Trapped In Ukraine Face Grave Danger As Attacks On Schools And Hospitals Soar

Monday, 21 March 2022, 7:09 pm | Save The Children

Up to six million children trapped inside Ukraine are in imminent danger as an increasing number of hospitals and schools come under attack, Save the Children said. Urban areas across Ukraine have been repeatedly shelled, reducing complete streets to rubble. ... More >>

Kiwi-founded Conqueror Virtual Challenges App Raises $250,000USD For Save The Children Ukraine Appeal

Wednesday, 16 March 2022, 11:28 am | Save The Children

An international social impact start-up, that gamifies bucket-list fitness challenges and has attracted a worldwide following, has raised more than $360,000 ($250,000USD) for Save the Children's response for children impacted by the Ukraine crisis. The ... More >>

Millions Of Children Exposed To Illnesses Like Hypothermia As Big Freeze Hits Ukraine

Saturday, 12 March 2022, 2:43 pm | Save The Children

Millions of children, both inside Ukraine and fleeing to neighbouring countries, are at risk of hypothermia, hunger and even death, as temperatures could plummet to -20C degrees this weekend , Save the Children warned today. The past week has ... More >>

Ukraine: Estimated 1 Million Child Refugees On The Move From Ukraine, At Risk Of Separation

Wednesday, 9 March 2022, 9:57 am | Save The Children

An estimated one million children have fled Ukraine in recent weeks, as the total number of refugees fleeing Ukraine reached 2 million people today. A growing number of these children are arriving on their own, without family support, in an escalating ... More >>

Calls For Civilians To Be Protected As Two Children Killed While Fleeing Irpin, Ukraine

Tuesday, 8 March 2022, 9:24 am | Save The Children

Save the Children is outraged at the deaths of eight people, including a woman and her two children, killed in a mortar shell attack on Sunday as they tried to flee the town of Irpin on the outskirts of Kyiv. The children - a teenage boy and primary ... More >>