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Friday 12 October 2018

Aid groups fear for civilians in Idlib as ceasefire deal deadline looms

Beirut, October 12 – Four international aid agencies working in Syria’s north-west region of Idlib have warned of dire consequences for millions of civilians if the Russia-Turkey deal, due to be implemented by October 15, doesn’t result in a sustained reduction of violence in this overcrowded province. 

 

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Thursday 11 October 2018

International Day of the Girl: If all girls completed secondary school, more than 50 million child marriages could be prevented

Fifty million child marriages could be prevented by 2030 if all girls around the world finished secondary school, new analysis by Save the Children reveals.[i]

The critical role that education plays, and will continue to play, in reducing child marriage rates has been outlined in a new briefing, Working Together to End Child Marriage.

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Thursday 11 October 2018

Save the Children statement on government decision to call off search and rescue operation in earthquake and tsunami hit Sulawesi

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

11 October 2018 – Save the Children, which operates through a local partner in Indonesia, has expressed its deep sadness at the news that search and rescue efforts have been stopped in Sulawesi, meaning thousands of missing people are now presumed dead. 

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Thursday 11 October 2018

More than 2,700 schools badly damaged or destroyed in disaster-hit Sulawesi as children return to class

* Multimedia content including interviews with children is available here

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Sunday 7 October 2018

Save the Children scales up aid delivery to communities devastated by tsunami-earthquake disaster

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