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Tuesday 6 March 2018

SYRIA ALERT

March 5, 2018 – A Save the Children partner in Syria has been able to deliver blankets and warm clothing to hundreds of besieged residents in Eastern Ghouta. These winter kits[1] came from existing stock and not from a UN aid convoy that arrived today.   

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Tuesday 27 February 2018

Save the Children warns of forgotten crisis in Ukraine, as conflict enters fifth year

 

(Brussels, 28 February 2018): More than half a million Ukrainian children are being forgotten by the world, Save the Children is warning ahead of a conference to try and raise attention to the crisis, being held in Brussels by the European Commission and the United Nations.  

 

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Tuesday 27 February 2018

Save the Children says proposed five-hour daily truce not good enough as new video emerges of aftermath of bombing in Eastern Ghouta

 

Partners of the aid agency in Syria say children remain stuck in makeshift shelters 

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Tuesday 27 February 2018

Leading milk formula companies spend £36 on marketing for every baby born worldwide – violating rules and threatening lives

  • New Save the Children analysis reveals six companies spend the equivalent of £36 on marketing for each baby born worldwide - amounting to £5 billion every year
  • Marketing activities of Nestlé, Danone, RB (Mead Johnson), Abbott, Kraft Heinz and FrieslandCampina routinely violate a World Health Organisation code set up to stop aggressive marketing to new mums

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Monday 26 February 2018

Tens of thousands of children flee conflict in Democratic Republic of Congo in under two months

Around 26,000 children are among more than 42,000 people who have fled across the Ugandan border from Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) since the first of January[1], seeking refuge from ongoing conflict.

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