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.
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.
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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