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.
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.
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.
“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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