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Thursday 23 May 2019

Two years after the Marawi siege in the Philippines, 1.8 million children face threats of lingering conflict across Mindanao

Nearly two million children still face uncertainties living in war-torn homes and schools while their parents have no stable jobs or livelihoods, two years after a five-month long siege in Marawi in the southern Philippines. 

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Thursday 23 May 2019

Three in four children in Puntland face acute food shortages, warns Save the Children

Wednesday 22 May 2019

At least 400 children still separated from parents in Mozambique amidst major funding shortfall

 

BEIRA - More than two months after Cyclone Idai hit Mozambique, at least 400[1] children in the worst-affected province of Sofala are still living separated from their parents as an effect of the storm, according to a new assessment by Save the Children. 

 

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Monday 20 May 2019

At least 38 children killed in shelling in Idlib and Hama, Northern Syria

At least 38 children have been killed and 46 were injured in shelling on North West Syria since the 1st of April, Save the Children said today. Working with its partner in North West Syria, Hurras Network, Save the Children has learnt that 9 children died at school, 11 children died at home, 7 children died at the market, 2 children died in a camp and 1 child died in hospital.

Twelve of the 38 children have died in the most recent escalation in violence since the end of April which has displaced 180,000 people, including 80,000 children.

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Thursday 16 May 2019

Save the Children calls for perpetrators of violations against children in conflict zones across the world to be held to account

Charter to protect children in conflict launched today

THE HAGUE – After a day of heavy airstrikes in the Yemen capital Sana’a, in which at least four children were killed and many were injured, Save the Children calls on governments around the world to recognize the role they have to play in ending grave violations against children, including ending arms sales to countries that indiscriminately bomb civilian areas.

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