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Thursday 25 October 2018

Cost of food nearly doubles putting thousands of lives at risk in Yemen

Failing economy is as big a threat to children as bombs and bullets, warns Save the Children

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Thursday 18 October 2018

One in two people face starvation in South Sudan, as extreme hunger hits more states

Nearly half of South Sudan’s population is facing extreme hunger, the country’s highest proportion of food insecure people in the last 10 years, Save the Children is warning.

More than six million people currently need urgent food assistance, including more than one million children. Near-famine conditions are predicted in four of South Sudan’s states, a rapid and worrying increase from 2017, in which famine was only declared in one state.  

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Tuesday 16 October 2018

Democratic Republic of Congo: Rise in Ebola cases leads to worst week since start of outbreak

Aid workers trying to contain spread of deadly disease face difficulties within communities

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Tuesday 16 October 2018

New report highlights alarming lack of oversight of Afghan child returns from Europe

Monday 15 October 2018

Generation of children in need of mental health support in Yemen

“I feel my friend’s pain and my pain. I don’t feel anything else”

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