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Monday 24 April 2017

World is abandoning Yemen’s children in their hour of greatest need

The world is abandoning Yemen’s children in their hour of greatest need, Save the Children says on the eve of a major international donor conference in Geneva. As the country teeters on the brink of famine, only 14% of the $2.1 billion needed to save lives this year has so far been pledged.

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Thursday 20 April 2017

UN must list Saudi Arabia-led coalition for violating child rights in Yemen - report

A military coalition led by Saudi Arabia in Yemen must be named in the UN’s annual list of perpetrators of child rights violations for carrying out repeated attacks on medical facilities and personnel, a new report says today.

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Thursday 20 April 2017

Drought-hit Somalia one step closer to famine

Life-threatening child malnutrition rates continue to rise to alarming levels in drought affected Somalia, a new study from Save the Children reveals.

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Wednesday 19 April 2017

Save the Children brings 300 refugees and migrants to safety as search and rescue capacity in the Mediterranean pushed to breaking point

Save the Children’s Search and Rescue Ship, the VOS HESTIA, has carried out its first mission of 2017 bringing hundreds of refugees and migrants rescued from the Mediterranean safely to Italian shores.

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Wednesday 19 April 2017

Conditions in South Sudan’s Unity state expected to deteriorate with coming rainy season

As it delivers lifesaving services and vaccinations to thousands of the most hard-to-reach people in famine hit South Sudan’s Unity state, Save the Children’s Emergency Health Unit has warned conditions will deteriorate further with the coming rainy season.

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