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Friday 18 January 2019

I urge you: stop fueling the war in Yemen

By: Tamer Kirolos, Save the Children’s Country Director in Yemen

Yemeni children are living in the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. I see their suffering every day while working on the ground in Yemen. The only way to end this suffering is to end the conflict. It is therefore a shame if national parliaments keep giving the green light to continued sales of military equipment to the Saudi-led coalition.

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Friday 11 January 2019

Helle Thorning-Schmidt steps down from role as Save the Children International's CEO

LONDON -- January 11, 2019  The Board of Trustees of Save the Children International announced today that CEO Helle Thorning-Schmidt has decided to step down from her position. She will continue in her role during the coming months as the Board initiates a formal search for her successor. 

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Thursday 10 January 2019

Fears for more than 11,000 children in Idlib, Syria as flooding hits camps

Syrian refugees in camps in neighbouring Lebanon also struggling to keep warm amid snowstorms

B-roll, interviews and photographs from flooded camps in Idlib are available here

-       Tents and food supplies washed away in heavy rains, leaving thousands to face winter without shelter.

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Monday 24 December 2018

Hundreds of children report police violence at EU borders

Testimonies gathered by Save the Children, and its partner in Serbia, found more than 1,350 cases of children being pushed back across European Union borders between January and November this year. 

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Thursday 20 December 2018

10 Million Euros for Children in Urgent Need- C&A and C&A Foundation renew partnership with Save the Children

C&A and C&A Foundation are proud to announce the renewal of their partnership with the leading independent global children’s rights organization Save the Children. After the success of the first three-year partnership, C&A Foundation will grant Save the Children additional €3.36 million per year over the next three years to amplify the scope of the partnership.

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