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Tuesday 26 March 2019

1,000 children infected every day as Yemen cholera outbreak spikes

 

 

  • Surge in suspected cases; 40,000 in last two weeks
  • Children make up more than a third of new cases
  • Malnourished children more likely to contract – and die – from cholera

SANA’A, YEMEN (March 26) - An alarming spike in suspected cholera cases in Yemen is infecting 1,000 children every day, Save the Children is warning.

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Tuesday 26 March 2019

Statement on Gaza escalation last night

Regional Director Jeremy Stoner said:

“We are deeply concerned by the escalation in Gaza last night, which shook homes across the Gaza strip and terrified the 2 million residents who live there.

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Tuesday 26 March 2019

At least 6,000 children still in temporary shelters, six months on from Sulawesi disaster

Thousands of children are still in need of permanent housing six months on from the devastating earthquake and tsunami which hit Central Sulawesi in Indonesia in September 2018.

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Monday 25 March 2019

Statement on rockets fired into Tel Aviv in the early hours of this morning

Save the Children’s Regional Director, Jeremy Stoner said:

'Save the Children is deeply concerned at reports of rockets fired into Israel last night, reportedly injuring seven people including three children. We urgently call on both sides to uphold the ceasefire and prevent any further injury to children in Israel or Gaza.

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Monday 25 March 2019

Every month 37 Yemeni children are killed or injured by foreign bombs

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