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Tuesday 12 September 2017

'Made in Britain, Dropped on Children' – Dominic West lends support to film slamming UK arms role in Yemen

British actor Dominic West has lent his voice to a provocative new film from Save the Children, highlighting the role of the UK Government in fuelling the devastating war in Yemen by approving arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other states fighting there.

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Monday 11 September 2017

Rohingya crisis response needs to be scaled up urgently as desperation grows in Bangladesh: Save the Children

Save the Children is calling on the international community to fully fund a US$77 million emergency appeal to help the newly arrived Rohingya in southern Bangladesh.

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Saturday 9 September 2017

Save the Children warns more than 4 million children at risk in Hurricane Irma's path throughout Florida alone

Less than 24 hours before Hurricane Irma strikes Florida, Save the Children is warning that more than four million children are currently in the storm’s path throughout the state, with millions more at risk in the southeastern United States.

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Friday 8 September 2017

Right of education for 1 million Palestinian children at risk

Scores of Palestinian children continue to struggle to realize their right to education as students return to school last week. School demolitions, confiscation of equipment, double shifts, inability to prioritise education and underfunding have complicated children’s access to education.

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Thursday 7 September 2017

Hurricane Irma: Millions of children at risk as Atlantic’s ‘most powerful’ storm in a decade heads towards Dominican Republic and Haiti

  • Hundreds of thousands evacuated from their homes in Dominican Republic but shelter capacity at breaking point.
  • Haiti braces for catastrophic flooding and landslides less than one year on since deadly Hurricane Matthew.
  • Save the Children’s Emergency Health Unit deploys to region, ready to help those in need.

 

We have spokespeople available in the Dominican Republic, Haiti and London.

 

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