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Friday 5 October 2018

Vital aid delivered to earthquake and tsunami-hit region of Indonesia by Save the Children

Save the Children, working through its partner Yayasan Sayangi Tunas Cilik (YSTC), has delivered vital aid on a military plane to Palu, the Indonesian city devastated by Friday’s earthquake and tsunami.

Eight hundred shelter and hygiene kits have been flown to Palu and are being distributed to children and families who urgently need them. Another air shipment and distribution is planned for Saturday.

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Friday 5 October 2018

Investing in Teachers is Critical for Refugee Children, New Save the Children Report Finds

Four million refugee children around the world are out of school – missing out on their right to an education due to displacement, poverty and exclusion. For refugee children who are in school, teachers matter more than any single factor and serve on the frontline in delivering on the world’s promise to provide all refugee children with a quality education, according to a new report by Save the Children.

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Wednesday 3 October 2018

Sulawesi quake and tsunami: Urgent need to identify children who are lost shocked and alone, six days after tsunami warns Save the Children

Stories of survival bring hope to those hardest-hit

*Story and pictures of 9 year old Puri* who was rescued after being buried in rubble for 5 hours – photos here

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Wednesday 3 October 2018

Children in earthquake and tsunami-hit communities face growing risk of disease outbreak and water-borne illness, warns Save the Children

Communities have been devastated by the earthquake and tsunami which Disaster Response Officials believe to have killed over 1300 people in Indonesia’s Sulawesi island. Families now face growing health risks as the full scale of the crisis becomes known.

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Tuesday 2 October 2018

Suspected cholera cases in Hodeidah nearly triple over three months

Malnutrition, displacement and attacks on water supplies could spark a new wave of the disease

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