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Wednesday 16 August 2017

Save the Children response to reported hostilities towards NGO vessel operated by Proactive Open Arms

Save the Children is appalled at reports than an NGO vessel was forced to abandon its deployment to the rescue zone yesterday after being confronted at sea by Libyan authorities

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Tuesday 15 August 2017

Sierra Leone mudslide: Save the Children staff member and his children among those missing

Save the Children has confirmed that a staff member, along with his young children, is among the hundreds of people missing following a devastating mudslide in Sierra Leone.

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Monday 14 August 2017

Sierra Leone mudslide: Save the Children statement

Dozens of children are likely to be among the hundreds of casualties in a devastating mudslide in Sierra Leone that buried houses and trapped families in their homes, Save the Children has warned.

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Monday 14 August 2017

Cholera cases hit 500,000 in Yemen: Save the Children statement

As the WHO announces suspected cholera cases in Yemen have hit 500,000, Save the Children remains deeply concerned for the fate of children caught in the outbreak.

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Sunday 13 August 2017

Save the Children’s Search and Rescue vessel to dock in Malta, as Libyan Navy assume control of International waters

Save the Children's Search and Rescue operation has saved the lives of many vulnerable people who are risking their lives to flee to Europe, including unaccompanied children and babies with their parents. It is with deep regret that we have been forced to pause our Search and Rescue operation in the Mediterranean, as a result of issues raised by the Libyan Navy, which pose uncertainty for our response.

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