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Tuesday 17 October 2017

Restrictive EU policies are putting refugee children at risk, says new report from Save the Children

In a new report, Save the Children warns that restrictive EU migration policies risk pushing children underground.

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Tuesday 17 October 2017

EU migration policies risk pushing more children underground

Blog by Karen Mets, Senior Advocacy Adviser - Children on the Move, from our EU Office.

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Monday 16 October 2017

Iraq: 400,000 children still displaced one year after the start of the Mosul offensive

As Iraq marks the first anniversary of the start of the offensive to retake Mosul from ISIS, Save the Children is concerned for the estimated 400,000 children who are still displaced by the fighting. A staggering one million people were forced from their homes by the nine-month offensive, one of the largest mass displacements in recent years. Just under a third have returned to start rebuilding their shattered lives.

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Friday 13 October 2017

International Day for Disaster Reduction 2017 - School Safe School

The Asia-Pacific region is the most disaster-prone in the world, and 35.6 million children are at risk of death and injury every year in this region. Children bear the brunt of recurring and intensifying disasters in the Asia-Pacific region and are at a disproportionately higher risk of death and injury, compared to adults. 

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Wednesday 11 October 2017

Yemen: Cholera outbreak now largest and fastest on record, 600,000 children infected by Christmas

Yemen’s cholera outbreak will reach more than a million cases by Christmas at current rates, including at least 600,000 children, Save the Children is warning.

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