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'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 >>

Save The Children: ‘Covid-19 Could Cause Millions Of Children To Suffer For Years To Come’

Friday, 17 April 2020, 9:39 am | Save The Children

Children’s rights must be at the heart of the Covid-19 response, Save the Children said today, to ensure an entire generation does not suffer the catastrophic, long-term consequences of the outbreak. To meet their needs, children need to be involved in ... More >>

TC Harold Impacting Fiji Update From Save The Children New Zealand

Wednesday, 8 April 2020, 12:11 pm | Save The Children

TC Herald has changed course and will pass much closer to western part of Viti Levu. A hurricane warning is now in force from Nadi up to Pacific harbour. TC Herald will make landfall over Kadavu at 200km/hr wind speeds. As of this morning, one school ... More >>

Save The Children Staff Mobilise To Help Children Affected By Tropical Cyclone Harold

Tuesday, 7 April 2020, 2:40 pm | Save The Children

Save the Children staff in Vanuatu and Solomon Islands are ready to help hundreds of children affected by Tropical Cyclone (TC) Harold, the most powerful storm in the Pacific in at least two years, with winds gusting as high as 235km/h. Save the ... More >>

Save The Children Prepares To Help Children Affected By Cyclone Harold

Monday, 6 April 2020, 12:22 pm | Save The Children

As COVID-19 cases surge across the world, Save the Children has warned that Pacific nations are among the most vulnerable to the ravages of the pandemic. Save the Children New Zealand is preparing to help hundreds of children in Vanuatu affected by Cyclone ... More >>

Remember The Millions Of Refugee And Displaced Children In Overcrowded Camps As Coronavirus Spreads

Wednesday, 18 March 2020, 11:37 am | Save The Children

Save the Children: Remember the Millions of refugee and displaced children in overcrowded camps as Coronavirus spreads globally Source: Save the Children -- Vulnerable children and their families living in informal settlements such as refugee and displacement ... More >>

Save The Children Says Basic Housing Needs Should Not Be A Political Football

Tuesday, 10 March 2020, 10:33 am | Save The Children

By Jacqui Southey New Zealand is currently gripped by a housing crisis and those most affected by it are families that are struggling the hardest. They are the families that can’t afford to own their own homes. Families that are forced to get by week ... More >>

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 >>