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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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Thursday 16 May 2019

Three in four child casualties in world’s deadliest conflicts caused by explosive weapons

Sunday 5 May 2019

GAZA ESCALATION: “I feel like my family is a sitting target”

GAZA (May 5)—Following an escalation of violence in Israel and Gaza, Save the Children and its partners have temporarily suspended education and other programmes in the Gaza Strip, with only essential services like health now remaining operational. Staff and children have been instructed to stay at home and indoors.

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Friday 3 May 2019

Flooding and devastation - fears for safety of hundreds of thousands of children as Cyclone Fani wreaks havoc

Save the Children teams on high alert as the cyclone travels towards West Bengal and Bangladesh

At least 480,000 children in India have been impacted by torrential rains, flooding and winds of up to 205 km per hour brought by Cyclone Fani, which has destroyed homes, schools and vital infrastructure across the eastern coast. 

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Friday 3 May 2019

Eastern DRC: Tens of thousands forcibly displaced by surge in violence in Ebola affected area

Eastern DRC: Tens of thousands forcibly displaced by surge in violence

Humanitarian organisations call for urgent assistance

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