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Monday 22 May 2017

More than 600 children a day diagnosed with suspected cholera in Yemen

Save the Children staff in Yemen are warning that a deadly cholera outbreak could become a full blown-epidemic, with more than 65,000 cases expected by the end of June at current rates. Yemen is seeing an average of more than 1,000 suspected cases of cholera a day, with nearly two out of three suspected of being children under 15 years.

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Tuesday 16 May 2017

Rescue At Sea: The Inside Story Of A High Stakes Transfer

A blog by Dan Stewart, Search & Rescue On-Board Media Manager, Save the Children

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Tuesday 9 May 2017

One-week old baby saved in massive Mediterranean rescue operation

Save the Children has saved 550 refugees and migrants from the Med in biggest rescue operation to date.

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Friday 5 May 2017

Cyclone Donna threatens homes, crops in Vanuatu

Save the Children stands ready to assist communities affected by Cyclone Donna, which is tracking across northern Vanuatu, as early reports of damage to homes and food gardens now filtering in.

Cyclone Donna is moving slowly over Vanuatu and could continue to produce heavy rain and winds across the country throughout the weekend and into early next week.

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Wednesday 3 May 2017


Saving lives at sea

A blog by Gillian Moyes, On-Board Search & Rescue Team Leader, Save the Children

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