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Thursday 25 April 2019

Number of malnourished children set to double in Idai-hit parts of Mozambique

MAPUTO, 25 April – The number of acutely malnourished children under five in cyclone-hit areas in Mozambique is expected to jump from nearly 60,000 to 115,000, after crops and livelihoods were swept away by the storm, Save the Children warned today.

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Thursday 25 April 2019

Yemen cholera outbreak: 100,000 children infected since start of 2019

Sana’a, Yemen, 25 April 2019 – More than 100,000 suspected cases of cholera have been reported among children under the age of 15 in Yemen since the start of the year - more than twice the number during the same period in 2018.

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Tuesday 23 April 2019

Three children killed in Idlib shelling

New wave of shelling in northwest Syria hits schools, displaces thousands

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Sunday 21 April 2019

Over 240 children lost their lives to Ebola

Two hundred and forty three children have lost their lives to Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), while 340 children are reported to have caught the disease, since the outbreak started in August last year, according to latest DRC government figures. 

Of those children who have died from Ebola, 111 were girls and 132 boys. So far, 97 children have survived the disease.

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Thursday 18 April 2019

Foreign children share testimonies from Al Hol camp

“I was dreaming about being on a plane to Belgium:” children from around the world share testimonies from Al Hol camp

Al Hol (Syria) – Save the Children has spoken to dozens of foreign children it supports in Al Hol camp in North East Syria, where conditions are overcrowded and humanitarian aid is insufficient to meet all needs.

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