Humanitarian

Tuesday 10 January 2017

Families stranded in freezing temperatures in the Balkans

Dozens of migrants and refugees are at risk of freezing to death in Europe if immediate action is not taken Save the Children is warning after recent heavy snows and bitterly cold temperatures hit Greece and the Balkans.

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Monday 26 December 2016

Typhoon Nock-Ten tears across the Philippines cutting power and sparking fears for coastal communities

Typhoon Nock-Ten is tearing across the Philippines cutting power to millions and sparking fears for people living in coastal communities and low-lying areas. There is a risk of moderate to severe flooding, even landslides, warns Save the Children.

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Friday 23 December 2016

Cristiano Ronaldo sends message of hope, along with life-saving aid, to Syrian children

As the crisis in Syria continues to deteriorate, 2016’s best football player, Cristiano Ronaldo, today offered the children of Syria a message of hope. Ronaldo, a Save the Children Global Artist Ambassador since 2013, told them that amidst a war entering its sixth year they are the “true heroes,” and has made a generous donation to provide immediate life-saving relief to children and families in Syria

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Thursday 22 December 2016

Brutal winter in Afghanistan causing humanitarian crisis to spiral out of control

As communities across the globe enjoy the festive season and ready to bring in 2017, a brutal winter is taking hold in Afghanistan where a new humanitarian crisis is quickly spiralling out of control.

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Thursday 22 December 2016

Philippines braces for powerful Christmas Day typhoon, winds up to 185km/h expected

A large category 3 typhoon is expected to hit the Philippines on Christmas morning, bringing severe winds, heavy rainfall and potentially flooding and dangerously high sea levels.

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